Governor Proposes More Funding for Tourism

1 decade 1 year 6 months ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:06:41 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
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Blunt urged lawmakers to approve an extra $1 million this year and $3.5 million next year to promote tourism. He also called for more money for community health centers and to build a veteran's cemetery near Fort Leonard Wood. Blunt vetoed more than $4 million last fall that lawmakers appropriated for tourism promotion. The increases announced Friday in Branson would restore those cuts in next year's budget. Republican Rep. Dennis Wood of Kimberling City says the money encourage vacationers to visit and spend money in Missouri.

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