Poll: Do You Think Massachusetts Should Bring Back ‘Happy Hour’?
Listeners of "Slater and Marjo In The Morning" may have heard us mention that Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is not a fan and will most likely kill any change in legislation regarding "Happy Hour" in the state.
What Is Happy Hour?
It's a period of time on a certain day(s) where alcoholic drinks are sold in a bar or restaurant at a discounted price, sometimes accompanied with free snacks.
Happy Hour has been illegal in the commonwealth for the last 38 years and some politicians are vying for it to come back.
Massachusetts prohibited happy hour promotions in 1984 after a string of deadly drunk-driving accidents. The idea remains controversial among some groups, including the Massachusetts Restaurant Association, which urged lawmakers not to make any tweaks to the current system. berkshireeagle.com
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