Governor signs vaccine mandate bill


Gov.  Laura Kelly on Tuesday signed a bill addressing federal vaccine mandates that was opposed by many members of her own party in the Legislature.

The governor gave her first public comment about the bill that will fine businesses that refuse to waive federal vaccine mandates for religious or medical reasons.

The bill also allows Kansans to collect unemployment if they’re fired for refusing to get vaccinated.

"I know there are Kansans who believe this legislation goes too far, and there are others . . .


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