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March 18, 2013
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State’s top industry goes to Legislature

Tourism is the No. 1 industry in Nevada, accounting for $2.7 billion in state and local tax revenue, or 26 percent of the state’s total tax revenue, Claudia Vecchio, director of the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, announced today. Leaders in the tourism industry gathered at the Nevada State Legislature today to share the message that “Tourism Works for Nevada.” “Travel and hospitality is a serious business with endless ripples through the state’s economy,” Vecchio said. “The importance of this industry cannot be overstated, and we are taking that message to the Legislature and the public on ‘Tourism …

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