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Toll alternatives keep emerging as anti-toll movement forges on

Toll alternatives keep emerging as anti-toll movement forges on

Alternative funding plans are surfacing as a growing chorus of anti-toll advocates are filling up town hall meetings and demanding answers. In Prichard, on Friday, approximately 70 people filled the city council’s chambers where U. S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, held his latest town hall meeting. Tolls, once again, dominated ...

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Lawmakers introduce bill to reauthorize Brand USA

Lawmakers introduce bill to reauthorize Brand USA

Citing travel and tourism’s large contribution to the U.S. economy, four U.S. senators introduced a bipartisan bill to reauthorize Brand USA in 2020.  Funding for the public-private travel marketing organization is scheduled to expire in September 2020 because of the 2018 congressional budget cap agreement that diverted Brand USA’s funding ...

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Llandudno Museum expansion gets £35k Conwy council cash

Llandudno Museum expansion gets £35k Conwy council cash

Image copyright Google Llandudno Museum has been promised an extra £35,000 by council bosses to fund its expansion amid rising costs. The money will help cover a shortfall in costs, which have risen from £1.5m to £1.8m since last year. Heritage lottery funding is covering the lion’s of the project, ...

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Solvang Cuts Funding for Tourism, Business Agencies | Local News

Solvang Cuts Funding for Tourism, Business Agencies | Local News

The Solvang City Council slashed its funding to outside agencies while adopting its 2019-20 budget Monday night, and the hardest hit were the Solvang Conference and Visitors Bureau and the Solvang Chamber of Commerce. The chamber’s request for $300,000 was cut in half, to $150,000, and the Solvang Conference and Visitors Bureau’s (SCVB) ...

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