Curfew reprieve extended for Oklahoma bars, restaurants
January 1, 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Bars and restaurants across Oklahoma will be able to stay open past Gov. Kevin Stitt's ordered 11 p.m. curfew well into the new year while a lawsuit brought by a group of bar owners is litigated.
An Oklahoma County judge was expected to hear arguments in the case on Wednesday, but that hearing has been delayed until Jan. 8. Until then, a temporary restraining order issued earlier this month will remain in effect that prevents the state from enforcing the curfew.
District Judge Susan Stallings' order technically applies only to the bars and restaurants that are plainti...