State Representative Brad Hudson was appointed to serve on the Missouri Tourism Commission. Hudson’s home district, House District 138, includes Stone, Christian and Taney counties. The commission…Read More
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Legislation that would allow Springfield to ask voters for a lodging tax increase was pre-filed in the Missouri House and Senate. Rep. Craig Fishel filed HB252 and Sen. Lincoln Hough filed SB47…Read More
U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), co-chairs of the Senate Travel and Tourism Caucus, introduced legislation Oct. 22 that will help improve tourism across the country by…Read More
On Monday, U.S. Senate leadership released their bill, the HEALS Act, for the next round of coronavirus relief, and it included language that would expand eligibility to the Paycheck Protection…Read More
HB 1700, sponsored by Rep. Craig Fishel, was approved 119-33 in the House last week and sent to the Senate. This bill would allow Springfield voters to consider an increase to our hotel/motel tax to…Read More
Community leaders are asking the Missouri legislature to allow local control over the tax rate charged to guests staying at Springfield hotels. State law currently caps lodging tax collections at 5…Read More