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BOSTON HOTELS ENDORSE LOCAL TAX ON HOTELS
Published August 29, 1995
A group of 20 Greater Boston hotels yesterday endorsed a local tax of $1 per room to provide "backup financing" for a South Boston convention center-only project, according to Richard Kindleberger of the BOSTON GLOBE. State Rep. Peter Larkin, Chair of the subcommittee of the special commission that has recommended building a convention center-stadium megaplex, called the $1 a room recommendation "insufficient" (BOSTON GLOBE, 8/29).