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  • Securing the largest general fund increase for marketing in the history of the Tourism Division
  • Passing local enabling legislation to allow communities to generate additional marketing revenue
  • Defeating the worst of the hunting legislation
  • Increasing the state lodging and meal reimbursements
  • Creating the tourism infrastructure grant program and securing funding for it
  • Securing millions in new money for tourism-related infrastructure
  • Passing legislation to allow rural businesses to have a tourism directional sign along the highway
  • Maintaining the Cultural and Heritage promotional dollars
  • Passing legislationsupporting agritourism


"Tourism is a vital and growing component in North Dakota's future economic efforts. TAP provides an invaluable leadership role allowing all industry components to focus on education, legislative issues and development."

- Bill Shalhoob
TAP Chairman


"We must give the Tourism Division the firepower it needs to tell the world that we are a Land of Legends, and a visit to North Dakota offers a Legendary Experience."

- David Borlaug
N.D. Lewis & Clark Bicentennial Foundation


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