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Analysis: Tax support for travel and tourism in Greater Cleveland exceeded $300 million in 4 years. How were they spent?

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Over the past four years, Greater Cleveland has contributed over $300 million in tax revenue to support the travel and tourism industry in the region. Under the new plan, $46 million will be spent to renovate the Global Health Innovation Center to formally merge the building with the adjoining Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland. (Caitlin Durbin, cleveland.com)

CLEVELAND, Ohio. Over the past four years, Greater Cleveland has contributed over $300 million in tax revenue to support the travel and tourism industry in the region.

County officials are now considering a proposal to spend another $46 million of taxpayer money to upgrade the Global Health Innovation Center to expand offerings at the nearby Huntington Convention Center — backers of the move, supporters say, would allow Cleveland to compete as a Midwest convention mecca. .

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