By Conduit For Action
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an order making mask optional for school children. In other words, DeSantis prohibited mask mandates. Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson is calling a special session of the legislature to pass a law giving school boards the authority to issue mandatory mask mandates.
Governor DeSantis ordered the return of fines imposed under COVID rules. Governor Hutchinson veto legislation that would have returned fines imposed under COVID rules. Governor Hutchinson wanted to keep the money and punish small businesses.
Governor DeSantis is Republican. Governor Hutchinson is Republican.
Governor DeSantis is a conservative leader. Governor Hutchinson is… the lame duck governor of Arkansas.