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Bowtie Cinemas CEO Joe Masher is also president of the National Association of Theater Owners of New York State
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Theater operators, New York state lawmakers and local officials are calling on the state to allow movie theaters to reopen from coronavirus shutdowns, but the governor says not so fast.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed changing New York’s Alcoholic Beverage Control law to make it easier to allow alcohol sales at movie theaters. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports the proposal is gaining momentum.