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Senate may restore tourism money in NH budget

Sunday, May 17, 2015 19:48
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Nearing the end of the legislative session lawmakers are considering significant cuts to tourism promotion funding as they put together a budget for the next two years.

Under state law, 3.15 percent of net income from the rooms and meals tax goes to the tourism division for marketing and promotion. That amounted to $4.2 million for the fiscal year that ends June 30, and about $4.7 million for each of the next two fiscal years under Gov. Maggie Hassan's proposed budget. The $11.2 billion budget passed by the House, however, would suspend that law and instead allocate $1 million for each of the next two years.

Read the full article from Seacoast Online and learn more from the LFDA's issue page on the state budget.

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