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Sarah Curry: Dangerous Precedent In Occupancy Tax Request

May 14, 2014

Haywood County, N.C., is symptomatic of something counties and localities around the country have been doing: imposing taxes on tourists in the often misguided belief they can do so without harming tourism or existing businesses. In Haywood County's case, the use of additional tax dollars from a requested 50 percent increase in its occupancy tax rate would set a bad precedent that could spread to other locations, says Sarah Curry of the John Locke Foundation.

Heartland in Paris for COP-21

Below are videos of The Heartland Institute's trip to Paris in December 2015 for the United Nations' Conference of the Parties (COP-21) conference, along with a "briefing" of the trip for supporters, and videos we produced to promote our presence there. More coverage here.