Southeast Tourism Society Statement on Federal Funding for the Delta Regional Authority

Southeast Tourism Society Statement onFederal Funding for theDelta Regional AuthorityThe Delta Regional Authority (DRA) utilizes tourism asan unparalleled platform for showcasing the unique culture and heritage of the 252 counties and parishes,in eight states,while building local economies. Leveraging the rich cultural and creative resources of the Mississippi River communities of

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Southeast Tourism Society Statement on Federal Funding for the Institute of Museum and Library Services

Libraries and museums are community anchors that drive economic and community development. As a cornerstone of cultural heritage, libraries and museums are important partners for tourism at the community level. The Institute ofMuseum and Library Services (IMLS) was created by Congressin 1996 to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation,

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