NOLA tourism leaders call for Hospitality Zone legislation to be pulled
http://www.bestofneworleans.com/imag...hcpaclogo.jpeg The New Orleans Hospitality Coalition PAC, the group of hospitality, hotel and tourism groups backing and lobbying for the controversial Hospitality Zone taxing plan, have announced they are pulling their support from the bill after amendments were added last week by State Sen. Karen Carter Peterson.
As amended by Peterson, Senate Bill 767 (the former SB 573) would have made the hospitality zone board subject to the same laws that govern public meetings and would have reduced the percentage of funds allotted to some of the major backers.? [ Read more ]
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