LANSING, Mich. (Michigan News Source) – Cocktails-to-go, which became a temporary option during Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s COVID-19 restrictions for bars and restaurants, are one step closer to being on the menu permanently in Michigan.

The State Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill allowing restaurants, bars, and distilleries with tasting rooms to permanently serve cocktails-to-go.

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The 37-to-1 vote in the Senate now heads to the State House. The current measure passed by the governor expires in 2026.