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October 20, 2020

Industry Group Sues Over Novel Virginia COVID-19 Emergency Standard

September 24, 2020 at 6:11 PM
Critics of Virginia’s first-in-the-nation emergency temporary standard (ETS) for COVID-19 are challenging the policy in court, arguing that it infringes on a host of constitutional rights and that the state bypassed its own rulemaking procedures to enact the policy. Plaintiffs in Virginia Manufacturing Association (VMA), et al., v. Northam, et al. , include several individual business owners, churches and at least one GOP state legislator along with the manufacturing group -- several of whom also backed unsuccessful challenges to Gov...

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