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White House says big businesses must mandate vaccines or require testing by Jan. 4, regardless of what states like Texas say

The new rules preempt state and local laws, including part of Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on vaccine mandates.

Maria Diaz receives her vaccine against COVID-19 at a 24-hour vaccination event at Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex on March 6, 2021, in Austin. Family Hospital Systems hosted the drive-thru vaccine event with an 80s theme and equipped to vaccinate 7,000 people.

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