California senator introduces legislation to keep bars open later

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 11:00PM
This is an undated image of a woman pouring a glass of wine. (KGO-TV)
SAN FRANCISCO - There's a new effort to extend last call at bars and restaurants in California.

State Senator Scott Weiner introduced legislation Wednesday that would allow alcohol service until as late as 4 a.m.

If the bill passes, businesses would still have to get the proper permits and approval. Some bars say it would significantly help their business.

The director of the non-profit organization alcohol justice told the San Francisco Chronicle the bill prioritizes alcohol revenue over public safety.
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