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Feinstein says no coronavirus stimulus money for states that don’t mandate masks

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Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said states that refuse to mandate face masks should be cut off from federal funds because they are putting the …
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., said states that refuse to mandate face masks should be cut off from federal funds because they are putting the public health of Americans at risk.
Feinstein said she’ll offer an amendment to upcoming Senate coronavirus relief legislation to block money to states that have resisted a mask mandate.
“Wearing masks in public should be mandatory. Period,” Feinstein said in a statement Thursday.
“… The situation is getting worse daily. Several states including California, Alabama and Montana already require masks in public,” Feinstein continued. “This should be universal. My hope has been that other governors would show the leadership to institute their own mask mandates, but so far that hasn’t happened. It’s time for Congress to step in. This is a matter of life or death, and partisan politics shouldn’t play a role.

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