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Senate passes tourism bill

WASHINGTON — The Senate has passed legislation co-sponsored by Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) that would revitalize federal efforts to attract more foreign tourists to the United States and counter the steep decline in international travel following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The Tourism Promotion Act (S.1023) was passed 79-19. It is a bipartisan measure establishing a nonprofit Corporation for Travel Promotion ...

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