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Georgia governor withdraws request for emergency hearing to block Atlanta mask order | TheHill – The Hill

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) withdrew a request for an emergency hearing in a lawsuit that aims to…

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) withdrew a request for an emergency hearing in a lawsuit that aims to block his states largest city from ordering people to wear masks in public or imposing other pandemic-related restrictions.
Kemp spokesperson Cody Hall told The Hill Tuesday morning that the governor was heartened by Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’s (D) recent decision to impose economic restrictions on restaurants on a voluntary basis.
The governors office did not withdraw the suit, but said …

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