Mayor Kelly Updates Chattanooga’s COVID Executive Order, Still Requires Masks In City Buildings

With The Expiration Of State And County Pandemic Restrictions, Mayor Tim Kelly Issued An Updated Executive Order On Friday To Modify The City’s Guidance On COVID-19 Precautions And Procedures.

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Governor Lee Signs Executive Order To End Public Health Orders

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Announced Tuesday He Will End Statewide Public Health Orders Regarding The COVID-19 Pandemic And Shift The State Toward “Recovery.”

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Biden Pitches Gun-Control Measures: ‘This Is Just The Start’

Biden Announced A Series Of Controversial Gun Control Measures From The White House Thursday. The President Laid Out Several Executive Actions And Made Clear He Thinks More Gun Control Measures Are Needed And Coming Soon.

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Texas Joins Growing List Of States To Ban ‘Vaccine Passports’

Gov. Greg Abbott Issued An Executive Order Tuesday Prohibiting Texas State And Local Governments And Agencies From Implementing A ‘Vaccine Passport’ Requirement. To Date, 18 States Have Initiated Legislation Or Issued Executive Orders Banning Or Severely Restricting The Use Of Vaccine Passports And Prohibiting Discrimination Based On Vaccine Status.

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New Mexico Attorney General Criticized For Not Joining Lawsuit Against Biden Oil And Gas Policy

An Advocate For The Oil And Gas Industry Is Questioning Why The State Of New Mexico Has Not Joined A Lawsuit Against President Joe Biden’s Leasing Moratorium On Federal Lands Filed By 14 Other States.

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Tennessee Counties Updating Mask Mandates

With The Start Of Spring, The Continuation Of Vaccinations, And The Approach Of Lee’s Executive Order’s End, Many Counties Are Clarifying Their Plans For Local Mask Mandates.

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Petroleum Association of Wyoming Joins Lawsuit Challenging Biden’s Federal Oil Lease Ban

The Petroleum Association Of Wyoming (PAW) Has Signed On As A Joint Petitioner In A Lawsuit To Fight President Joe Biden’s Executive Order Halting New Federal Land Leases For Oil And Gas Drilling.

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Wyoming Sues Biden Administration Over Federal Oil & Gas Moratorium

Wyoming Filed A Lawsuit Wednesday Against The Biden Administration Over Its Moratorium On New Oil And Gas Leases On Federal Lands.

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Biden’s Oil & Gas Ban Undermines New Mexico’s Ability To Safeguard Economy, Environment

New Mexico Governor Is Seeking An Exemption Or Waiver For New Mexico From Executive Order Issued By Biden Halting New Oil And Gas Leasing On Federal Land. The Order Has Resulted In On-the-ground Uncertainties That Undermine Ability To Safeguard State’s Economy And Environment.

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