O’Scanlon & Bucco Launch Petition Urging Murphy to Lift 10 PM Bar/Restaurant Curfew for Super Bowl

Sen. Declan O’Scanlon and Sen. Tony Bucco launched an online petition urging Gov. Phil Murphy to lift his 10 p.m. curfew on bars and restaurants for the Super Bowl. (©iStock)

State Senators Declan O’Scanlon and Anthony Bucco launched an online petition today urging Governor Phil Murphy to allow New Jersey’s bars and restaurants to stay open for the Super Bowl on Sunday.

Murphy has mandated that eateries close at 10pm, despite the fact that there is no evidence of greater COVID-19 transmission after 10. With the Super Bowl scheduled to start at 6:30 pm, it is likely that the game will extend beyond 10 pm and forcing the establishments to send their customers home before the Vince Lombardi Trophy is awarded.

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