Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D‑Conn.) and Sen. Ed Markey (D‑Mass.) want to see a “mask-wearing mandate” as part of the next coronavirus relief package that Congress passes.
“Our goal is going to be, you know, to work towards including it inside of the coronavirus relief package,” Markey said during a news conference on Friday about the Encouraging Masks for All Act. “We think this is kind of common sense.”
Congressional leaders and the White House are currently negotiating another coronavirus relief bill.