Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts on Thursday introduced the state’s first measure to implement the cap on public gatherings of 10 individuals in Douglas, Cass, Sarpy and Washington counties.
Eating places and bars within the Omaha space, the place two COVID-19 circumstances of neighborhood unfold have been reported, should shut their eating areas and transfer to takeout or supply service. Alcohol gross sales are restricted to takeout and supply solely in Omaha.
To offer some aid to these companies, Ricketts issued an govt order that allows institutions statewide to promote beer, wine and spirits to clients putting takeout or supply orders. Eating places and bars will even be capable to promote alcohol on drive-thru or curbside orders with out clients having to exit their autos.
As well as, momentary working permits will likely be prolonged from 90 to 180 days, and the state will waive penalties for late funds on excise taxes. Beneath regular circumstances, beer should be paid for upon supply, and wine and spirit deliveries should be paid inside 30 days, however the govt order will give eating places and bars 90 days to pay for wine and spirit deliveries during the COVID-19 emergency.