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NY Governor Hochul reveals plans for ‘permanent’ takeout cocktails

Governor Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced a proposal to “permanently” allow bars and restaurants to serve takeout alcohol – a silver lining for New Yorkers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We are proposing to permanently allow bars and restaurants to sell takeaway drinks,” Hochul said at Therapy Wine Bar 2.0 in Brooklyn, adding that the New York State Liquor Authority would bring detailing the provisions of the law.

“We see that as an important revenue stream,” she added. “This is what has kept people afloat during the dark months and years of the pandemic.”

Under another proposal, movie theaters would also be allowed to serve alcoholic beverages, the governor announced.

Take-out and delivery of alcoholic beverages was first allowed in March 2020 through an executive order signed by the disgraced former Government. Andrew Cuomo to help restaurants amid COVID-19 indoor service.

But the rule must be extended once every 30 days. When the grant is set to expire in March 2021, it has been quietly extended through April 6.

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has announced that she plans to permanently legalize takeout alcoholic beverages.
New York Governor Kathy Hochul has announced that she plans to legalize takeaway alcohol “permanently”.
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According to officials, new "Go" The rule will have to be renewed every 30 days and is currently running until April 2022.
According to officials, the new rule will have to be renewed every 30 days and is currently in effect through April 2022.
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In June, COVID-19 issued an emergency order allow the drink to flow is overThis means that restaurants and bars also serve takeout.

Hochul, while she First state by state address in januaryannounced that she planned to restore The state’s popular “Takeaway Drinks” initiative. Hochul said the move was necessary to help struggling businesses during the Omicron- rise in coronavirus cases.

Takeaway drinks are very popular in the Empire State.

The alcoholic takeout drink was first introduced in March 2020 through an executive order signed by the disgraced former governor.  Andrew Cuomo to help eateries during the COVID-19 shutdown.
The alcoholic takeout drink was first introduced in March 2020 through an executive order signed by the disgraced former governor. Andrew Cuomo.
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According to a survey released in May by the New York State Restaurant Association.

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