By Aarik Woods
Quad Cities tourism promoters say the Illinois stop gap budget opened the door for them to work on their plans for the year.
A spokesperson from the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors bureau says the budget makes it possible for the area to compete with other states as a tourism destination. It doesn't do as much as a long-term budget, but the agency says the stop gap spending plan makes it possible to start marketing initiatives.
Read more at Our Quad Cities.