(photo) Eastern CT Lawmakers Co-Chair Bipartisan “Tourism Caucus”

April 6, 2016
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Formica, Urban Co-Chair Bipartisan Tourism Caucus

The first meeting of the Connecticut state legislature’s bipartisan Tourism Caucus was convened on Apr. 5 at the State Capitol.

The newly formed alliance will meet regularly to push for more reliable funding for Connecticut’s tourism industry.

“Connecticut tourism is about jobs and economic vitality,” Sen. Paul Formica said. “Having these open and frank discussions will help us to craft thoughtful policies which boost the state tourism industry.” Formica, the caucus co-chair who represents Bozrah, East Lyme, a portion of Montville, New London, Old Lyme, a portion of Old Saybrook, Salem, and Waterford.

Rep. Diana Urban will co-chair the caucus with Formica.

“Tourism is an economic driver in Connecticut, and this panel has an excellent opportunity to help that positive story be told ,” Rep. Urban said. “It is an honor to be named co-chair, and I look forward to leading the effort to raise awareness about this industry.” Rep. Urban represents North Stonington and Stonington

Talking Tourism. Left to right: Sen. Paul Formica, Sen. Rob Kane, Rep. Melissa Ziobron, Rep. Kim Rose, Rep. Noreen Kokoruda, and Rep. Diana Urban participate in the first meeting of the Connecticut state legislature’s bipartisan Tourism Caucus on Apr. 5 at the State Capitol.