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May 26, 2020: Association Says 400 Restaurants Have Closed Forever After COVID-19 Shutdown

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Closed signs are everywhere
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Closed signs are everywhere, and on this ice cream shop in Denver, during government-ordered stay-at-home measures to combat the spread of coronavirus. Some restaurants have tried to keep up business by offering to-go, delivery, and curbside pickup menus.

A Colorado Restaurant Association survey showed 3 percent of restaurants will close permanently. Then, lawmakers return to face a fiscal crisis. And, a decision on library reopenings could come soon, restoring important connections for people experiencing homelessness. Plus, TABOR and the pandemic.