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Who’ll benefit from Mass.’ new hotel taxes?

Who’ll benefit from Mass.’ new hotel taxes?

The people who market the various corners of Massachusetts are watching the millions in new hotel taxes roll in, and they want a piece of the action. Executives and board members from the state’s regional tourism councils hit the State House on Wednesday in a lobbying blitz, seeking a modest increase in the money that Beacon Hill sends their way. This is state budget season, the time of year to expect these full-court presses. But the tourism councils’ plea isn’t just about scraping a few more dollars out of the state budget. It’s about ensuring their subsidies are reliable, […]

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