Gov. Pete Ricketts on Thursday announced an executive order aimed at helping restaurants and bars struggling during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
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LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a new executive order allowing restaurants and bars to provide mixed drinks with lids for takeout.
“Our restaurants and bars have been some of the hardest hit businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Gov. Ricketts. “I've signed an executive order to help them by allowing takeout for pre-made cocktails and other alcoholic beverages as long as they are sealed with a lid.”