Pennsylvania Association of Travel and Tourism http://wesa.fm en PA's Tourism Businesses Want Change in Hotel Room Taxes http://wesa.fm/post/pas-tourism-businesses-want-change-hotel-room-taxes <p>Pennsylvania’s tourism businesses want to see a change in the way counties tax hotel room stays and how they use the revenue.<br><br>The president of the Pennsylvania Association of Travel and Tourism told state lawmakers at a recent hearing the tax has gone too far afield from its original purpose to generate money to promote tourism.<br><br>Rob Fulton said some counties have been too quick to use the funds for other tangential expenses.<br> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 14:40:03 +0000 Mary Wilson & WESA Staff 14179 at http://wesa.fm Partnership Educates on Impact of Hunting on Economy http://wesa.fm/post/partnership-educates-impact-hunting-economy <p>A new partnership of organizations is aiming to teach Pennsylvanians about the impact hunting has on the state’s economy.</p><p>A diverse group that ranges from chambers of commerce leaders to small business owners has formed a partnership called Hunting Works for Pennsylvania.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This partnership was created to advocate for public policy that supports jobs and economic prosperity.</span></p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 07:30:00 +0000 Jessica Nath 11647 at http://wesa.fm