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Minnesota Tourism Growth Coalition honors Ward


The Minnesota Tourism Growth Coalition recognized Rep. John Ward, DFL-Baxter, and Sen. Tom Saxhaug, DFL-Grand Rapids, with the Tourism Leadership Award.

The Minnesota Legislature significantly increased tourism funding last session by boosting the Explore Minnesota Tourism budget by 66 percent. After years of declining funding, Explore Minnesota Tourism is poised to reach more markets and draw more visitors to all parts of the state.

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