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Georgia governor withdrawing lawsuit against Atlanta mayor

Credit: CBS News- Published on August 13, 2020
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp had claimed that the city was imposing more restrictive measures than his executive orders amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Published on August 13, 2020 -  00:35
Oh, Never Mind: Georgia Governor Stops Going After Atlanta Mayor, City Council
Georgia's Republican Governor Brian Kemp is dropping his July lawsuit against Atlanta's city council and Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. HuffPost reports the dispute was over Atlanta's order to wear masks in public and other restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Kemp wanted to block them from implementing restrictions at the local level, even as COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations in the state soared.

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