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Latest Taxpayer's Tab: Promoting U.S. Tourism
May 19, 2014
The latest statistics show that tourism accounted for nearly 2.8 percent of total U.S. GDP in 2013, and the industry as a whole supports 5.7 million jobs. The latest edition of the Taxpayer's Tab features a bill from U.S. Congressman Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) which would reauthorize Brand USA, the public-private organization that promotes U.S. tourism to international audiences, through 2020. The Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act has been sponsored by 66 Representatives and 25 Senators.
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The latest edition of the Tab is available online.
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