“It’s about as frustrating as it could possibly be,” one longtime operator says about legal wrangling that is keeping the state’s
“Now, we’re getting people who are boycotting us because we’re participating in a peaceful protest, because of the PPP list of who got money,” he said. “I feel like a punching bag. … We’re just trying to survive.”
In New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a new public health emergency order re-enacting emergency public health restrictions. There is no way restaurants in this country are going to survive if the government keeps changing the rules. Most restaurant owners have sanitized and have proper COVID protocols in place have struggled since March to stay in business. I know several restaurant owners in Denver and I can say that with opening and reopening during the pandemic, along with the extended unemployment benefits, they are at their wits end. All they want to do is serve food and keep their doors open.