Gov. Mike Parson Restores $8.6 Million Tourism Budget Cuts Made in Previous Year

January 7, 2021

The Missouri Travel Alliance (MTA) issued a legislative update about the status of the state and tourism budget.  Gov. Mike Parson, who blocked $450 million in state funding due to the economic consequences of COVID-19, was able to release $27 million for state funding and restored $8.6 million for tourism due to the improved conditions.  No additional information has been released on this subject matter.

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Joe Clote

Joseph W. Clote is owner of Publishing Concepts, LLC a communications and marketing firm based in Saint Louis, Missouri. Mr. Clote is Group Publisher of MeetMed™ and Missouri Meetings & Events™ (MM&E) magazine, a quarterly publication read by thousands of meeting and event professionals, and producer of the St. Louis and Kansas City trade shows under the MM&E name. Mr. Clote has extensive sales and marketing expertise in the travel, tourism, fine art, insurance, and software development industries.