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Poll Shows Most Texans Support Covid Mask Requirements and Vaccines

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TEXAS COVID POLL - At least 57-percent of Texas voters support mask requirements in schools and indoor public places, based on local coronavirus conditions. That's according to new survey results released yesterday from the University of Texas and the Texas Tribune. The poll's co-director Jim Henson told Texas Standard most of the state also favors vaccine mandates in the workplace.

More than half support allowing businesses to requiring employees to provide either proof of vaccination or submit to testing.
Jim Henson, Director Texas Politics project /Department of Government at The University of Texas

"More than half support allowing businesses to requiring employees to provide either proof of vaccination or submit to testing," Henson explained. "About half approve of allowing government entities to require employees to require the same."

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The state's Republican Attorney General is suing to block the White House' vaccination or testing requirements for federal contractors and large companies.

Chuck Smith brings more than 30 years' experience to Red River Radio having started out as a radio news reporter and moving into television journalism as a newsmagazine producer / host, talk-show moderator, programming director and managing producer and news director / anchor for commercial, public broadcasting and educational television. He has more recently worked in advertising, marketing and public relations as a writer, video producer and media consultant. In pursuit of higher learning, Chuck studied Mass Communications at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia and motion picture / television production at the University of California at Los Angeles. He has also taught writing for television at York Technical College in Rock Hill, South Carolina and video / film production at Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport.