The Latest: No exemptions so far for San Fran. city workers

SAN FRANCISCO — About 800 San Francisco city workers have asked for medical or religions exemptions to avoid a looming deadline for them to get vaccinated against the coronavirus or lose their jobs. So far, the city has not approved a single request. That’s according to a city human resources official, who said about 5.5% … Read more

What Would Texas Gov. Matthew McConaughey Stand For? Who Knows?

All right, all right already. If you’re running for Texas governor, Matthew McConaughey, what do you stand for? As the Oscar-winning film star toys with jumping into the race, he’s rehearsing lines about why he refuses to reveal his stance on just about any hot button issue or policy challenges facing the state, all the … Read more

Southwest, American Airlines Rebuff Texas Gov, Will Comply With Biden Vaccine Mandates

Texas-based Southwest and American Airlines both said Tuesday they would move forward with mandates that employees get vaccinated against COVID-19, despite the state’s governor attempting to ban such requirements across Texas this week. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed an executive order on Monday barring vaccine mandates for any business, government office or other entity … Read more

Texas governor orders ban on private company COVID vaccine mandates

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order Monday to prohibit any entity, including private business, from enforcing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on workers and called on state lawmakers to pass a similar ban into law. The move comes as the Biden administration is set to issue rules requiring employers with more than 100 workers … Read more