Gianforte rescinds most COVID-19 mandates
Last updated 1/13/2021 at 4:26pm
At a press conference this afternoon Gov. Greg Gianforte announced a revision to the COVID-19 mandates of his predecessor that effectively eliminates any restrictions on gathering size, the operating hours of restaurants, bars, breweries and casinos or their in-dining-room capacity.
This new directive will go into effect on Friday morning.
Gianforte said his administration has consulted with public health experts, health care providers, and business leaders before making this decision, which he said was an effort refocus the state toward personal responsibility.
He said the directive doe...