Biden to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for federal employees and contractors, reports say

By: - September 9, 2021 3:23 pm
Joe Biden signs papers at his desk in the Oval Office

President Joe Biden has limited authority to require COVID-19 vaccines. But his administration already has enacted requirements on the military and workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs. (Doug Mills-Pool | Getty Images)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Ohio Capital Journal. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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