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Department of Commerce plans to increase spending on tourism

Idaho is collecting more money than expected from its 2 percent travel and convention tax, and the Idaho Department of Commerce is asking the Legislature for authority to spend it. The Department of Commerce had budgeted for a 7 percent annual increase in revenue raised from the tax between 2014 and 2017, but real revenue growth has ...

About Benton Alexander Smith

Benton Alexander Smith is a reporter for the Idaho Business Review, covering the Idaho Legislature, new business, technology and financial services.