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Grand County Wants More Freedom In How They Spend Transient Room Tax - For Tourism, Not Promotion

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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. 

KZMU’s Molly Marcello talked with Moab elected officials to learn more.