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Gov. Greg Abbott says he supports making to-go alcohol sales permanent in Texas

State Rep. Tan Parker said he will file a bill in the upcoming legislative session to extend to-go alcohol sales past the coronavirus pandemic. The Texas Restaurant Association also has asked Abbott to expand the waiver to allow mixed drinks with liquor to be prepared, resealed and sold.

Customers, one wearing a mask, enjoy drinks and dinner at B.D. Riley's Irish Pub on West 6th Street as Texas bars reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic. May 22, 2020.

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