ILBA INFORMATIONAL UPDATE May 7, 2021

Bridge Phase starts May 14th and Pritzker sets fully open Phase 5 goal for June 11: This allows a wide range of businesses to increase capacity limits to 60%. Go the link below for all the details. https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/s/bridge-phase Taverns Face Long Road Back: https://ablusa.org/bars-taverns-face-long-road-back-from-pandemic-damage/ Raise Glasses Not Taxes Campaign: The General Assembly is in session…

2021 National Tavern Month Raffle winning ticket numbers

The National Tavern Month Raffle is a fundraiser for the not-for-profit Illinois Licensed Beverage Association (ILBA), a business trade association dedicated to the betterment of the Illinois Retail Liquor Industry.  All proceeds are used to fund the operations and programs of the ILBA. Ticket numbers are determined by the Illinois Lottery Evening Pic 4 numbers.…

Bay Area restaurateurs sue California and counties to recover permit fees charged amid COVID-19

Source: https://www.timesheraldonline.com/ April 12, 2021 Restaurants in a handful of greater Bay Area counties have filed class-action lawsuits seeking refunds for liquor license and health permit fees assessed by the state and counties even though they were forced to shutter completely or operate at significantly lower capacity under COVID-19 public health orders. Restaurant owners in…

AAA: No Reliable Roadside Test for Marijuana Impairment

Source: https://spectrumlocalnews.com/ April 4, 2021 AAA is warning drivers of the harmful impact marijuana can have behind the wheel. Even though marijuana may now be legal here in New York, that doesn’t mean that driving under the influence of it is. AAA says that whether you smoke, vape, or take an edible, THC possesses a…