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NEPA reform will provide boost to CO tourism


Last updated 2/12/2020 at 12:21pm

There is no question that the economy of Colorado Springs and El Paso County are strongly tied to two things: the U.S. military and tourism. The economic impact of the military is obvious, with El Paso County being home to the U.S. Air Force Academy, Fort Carson, and the new U.S. Space Command. But nearly as important is the free flow of tourism into Colorado Springs, which serves as a major part of the lifeblood of the local economy. According to Visit Colorado Springs, 23 million people visited the region in 2018, spending a total of $2.4 billion and resulting in an estimated direct econ...

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