State Lawmaker Questions The Science Behind The Governor’s School Masking Rule

A Democratic state lawmaker Wednesday questioned the head of the state health department about whether medical experts were involved in making a controversial emergency rule issued last month regarding masking in schools.

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services Director Adam Meier was questioned by a Democratic lawmaker from Bozeman about the origin of the emergency rule during a meeting of the Children, Families, Health and Human Services Committee.