Beshear loosens restrictions on restaurants, bars

Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday that the state has slightly eased regulations on bars and restaurants to push back last call and operational hours.

The governor said restaurants and bars are now allowed to have last call at 11 p.m. and close at midnight, both an hour later than under previous guidance.

“That was a specific request from those in the restaurant industry,” Beshear said. “We thought it was reasonable. But again let’s make sure that whether you’re in that industry or another industry, with rules and regulations that you are trying to do it right and are not trying to find a way to get around it. That not only hurts you and your facility and the people that come to it, but it hurts everybody around as well.”

By Ken Howlett News Director

Contact Ken at ken@k105.com

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