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KZMU News: Tuesday April 23, 2019

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Grand County is not alone in the desire for flexibility when it comes to spending their Transient Room Tax revenue (TRT). A recent legislative audit revealed Utah’s counties – especially those near National Parks – want more of their TRT revenue to fund mitigation efforts associated with tourism, not more promotion. To do so would require a change in state code. Today on the news we speak with local elected officials to learn more.

[Photo: Grand County Emergency Medical Services and Search and Rescue crews treat a patient. Both services are eligible to receive some TRT revenue under current state code. Credit Grand County EMS]

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