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Hoping for a successful Newport summer? A group of tourism, business leaders have some ideas

Newport-area businesses leader are calling on state lawmakers to increase support and aid to small businesses in anticipation for the summer 2021 travel season.

“We're aiming to develop short-term and longer-term efforts to mitigate the negative economic impacts of the coronavirus,” said Erin Donovan-Boyle, executive director of the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce. “We're focused on accelerating recovery by leveraging the region's tremendous assets and making our quality of place and our quality of life second to none, and to be better prepared for future economic disruptions.”

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