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Oklahoma Leaders Attempt To Grow Tourism Industry

Nov 13, 2019
The CrossTimbers Marina at Skiatook Lake is an example of how investments designed to draw visitors to state lakes can pay off for investors as well as local economies.
(Courtesy photo/CrossTimbers)

Oklahoma leaders met last week to discuss how to attract development near the state's lakes, especially through public-private partnerships. Journal Record reporter Steve Metzer discusses Oklahoma's tourism industry, how the legislature is incentivizing corporate investments, and the state's reliance on sales tax revenue.