Tourism Bill Garners Strong Support

February 20, 2018

A new tourism bill is gaining strength in the House and has already been passed unanimously in the Senate!

Excerpt: “House lawmakers on Feb. 20 heard public comment on a bill which would establish a statewide tourism agency that proponents say would fill the gap left in 2011 when the Legislature elected to cut funding for the statewide tourism office.

Lawmakers and tourism stakeholders alike argue that the measure will encourage additional spending in rural areas of the state and attract more visitors.”

Read the full article in The Lens.