An Erie County lawmaker wants to make the COVID-19 open container law permanent. Do you agree?

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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.

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"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