Kentucky Lawmakers Advance Bill That Would Prevent COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements for Students

Kentucky lawmakers have advanced a bill that would prevent COVID-19 vaccine requirements for school children. If made law, House Bill 101 would stop the Kentucky Department of Education from requiring students to get a COVID-19 shot. The bill was passed by the committee by a vote of 14-3. It now goes to the full House floor.


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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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