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Restaurant Association of Maryland takes legal action against COVID-19 dining restrictions

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(BALTIMORE, MD) - Due to the imposed coronavirus restrictions, the Restaurant Association of Maryland has filed requests for Temporary Restraining Orders and Preliminary Injunctions in Maryland Circuit Court in Baltimore City, Montgomery County and Prince George’s County. 

 

President and CEO of the association, Marshall Weston, Jr. said, “The restaurant industry has been one of the most severely impacted in the entire nation. Here in MD over 100,000 employees are still laid off or furloughed...”

 

Baltimore City Mayor Brandon Scott closed indoor and outdoor dining in the city. 

Under new restrictions in Prince George's County, indoor dining is barred and outdoor dining has been limited to 50 percent capacity. 

Montgomery County officials banned indoor dining as well and limited outdoor dininig hours to 6 a.m. t0 10 p.m. with additional rules in place. 

To watch Friday's announcement by the Restaurant Association of Maryland, click here.