“We must remain vigilant for a gradual reopening of work,” she wrote in a tweet.
I signed a NEW home work safety order. Non-essential businesses in Harris County and others that have not been “reopened” by the governor’s order are to remain closed until May 20. We must remain vigilant for a gradual reopening of work. pic.twitter.com/ppykvLeLkj
– Lina Hidalgo (@LinaHidalgoTX) May 2, 2020
Some companies may now have to reconsider their reopening.
The Onyx club, a strip club in the Galleria area, opened at midnight on Thursday as a restaurant offering entertainment, but HPD later told them to close. The club then launched a lawsuit on Friday.
It followed the guidelines for Phase I, allowing restaurants to operate at 25% capacity from May 1. The club had limited clients and the artists all had masks, but HPD officials were unsure whether the club met the description of a restaurant. , so the district attorney got involved.
Club president Eric Langan admits it’s a club, but he also serves food and decided at midnight that it would operate like a restaurant that also had artists.
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