Legislators, citizens pursue legal action against Arkansas Department of Health

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — State legislators, business owners and citizens of Arkansas are taking legal action against the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) to try and put a stop to the five-month-long state of emergency.

Citizens of the state are wanting to “operate and restore their businesses, assemble in their churches, visit the eating establishments of their choice and associate with family and friends without undue
government restrictions.”

The individuals taking legal action say the ADH is in violation of the Administrative Procedures Act by giving directives without oversight by the elected and representative legislature.

The legislators, business owners and private citizens say they will file a petition for Declaratory Judgment in Pulaski County Circuit Court and host a rally on the steps of the Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock on September 3.

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