Should the COVID-19 Open Container Law be Permanent in Erie County
An Erie County lawmaker wants to make the COVID-19 open container law permanent. Do you agree?
During the coronavirus pandemic restaurants, bars and liquor stores were granted temporary permission by New York State to serve takeout drinks and a local lawmakers wants it to become permanent. According to WGRZ, Joe Lorigo believes it will help keep people safe from catching COVID-19. Lorigo is sponsoring a change to the current open containers laws in Erie County. If passed, it would take effect after the temporary law is lifted.
"I think something like this would allow people to continue practicing safe social distancing, but also get back into the community and help local businesses thrive." ~ Erie County Legislator Joe Lorigo via WGRZ