By Taylor Dobbs, Seven Days Off Message

https://www.sevendaysvt.com/OffMessage/archives/2019/05/16/senate-proposes-rooms-and-meals-tax-increase-to-fund-clean-water

Rep. Heidi Scheuermann (R-Stowe) has opposed using rooms and meals tax because she says tourism - the primary source of revenue from the tax on rooms and dining - don't have enough of a connection to the water pollution problem that the legislation is meant to address.