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Wisconsin counties, cities face 'difficult' mask decisions

Wisconsin counties, cities face 'difficult' mask decisions Photo: WDIO File

SCOTT BAUER Associated Press
Created: July 29, 2020 03:26 PM

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin's business community has been told that the state's cities and counties are struggling with whether and how to enact local mask mandates in the absence of a statewide order. Leaders of organizations representing Wisconsin cities, villages and counties said Wednesday that many of them are looking for some uniformity from the state.

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They spoke to state business leaders on a virtual meeting run by Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce.

League of Wisconsin Municipalities leader Jerry Deschane says an “overwhelming majority” of Wisconsin cities have “no intention of adopting a mask mandate."

Many of Wisconsin's larger cities have mandated the wearing of masks.
 

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