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No Mask For You! Governor Threatens To Withhold $100m In Aid Over Mask Flap

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No Mask For You! Governor Threatens To Withhold $100m In Aid Over Mask Flap

No Mask For You! Governor Threatens To Withhold $100m In Aid Over Mask Flap

Nebraska Gov.

Pete Ricketts is playing hardball to stop city and county governments from making wearing masks in public mandatory.

According to Business Insider, Gov.

Ricketts threatened to withhold $100 million in federal relief funds if they did so.

Wearing a mask is a measure widely encouraged by public health officials to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

Local officials say they have little choice but to comply with the governor's order.

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