December 11, 2020

Pandemic sets back Tucson restaurants, owners urge additional aid

Tony Paniagua reports.

Economic hardships brought on by the pandemic have weighed heavily on restaurants. New executive orders from Gov. Doug Ducey attempt to address this by easing regulations on outdoor dining and setting aside more than $1 million to support restaurants. Whether it’s enough is unclear. As Tony Paniagua reports, thousands of restaurants across Arizona have already closed their doors permanently and some of those still open are calling for more aid.

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