Remember when the infamous HBS bill in North Carolina was destroying tourism in North Carolina? The media fed us a steady diet of doom for North Carolina’s economy if they did not change their “bathroom bill”. Well, turns out that was not exactly accurate.
The media constantly beat the gong that HB2, the so-called Bathroom Bill, would really hurt North Carolina economically. You had Progressive states implementing “travel bans” on the government dime (yet refusing to say what the bathroom policies were in government buildings in their states). But, hey, what’s this!
(WRAL) North Carolina Secretary of Commerce Anthony M. Copeland announced Monday that North Carolina tourism generated record visitor spending in 2016 with a total of $22.9 billion, a 4.3 percent increase from 2015.