Lake Placid, NY, Aug 30, 2010 — U.S. Senator Charles Schumer made a swing through the Adirondacks Friday to promote legislation designed to boost tourism across the state and the country. Schumer was in Lake Placid, Tupper Lake and Blue Mountain Lake to boost support for the Travel Regional Investment Partnership Act, or TRIP Act, which would award federal grants to tourism destinations for infrastructure and marketing efforts. Chris Knight was in Lake Placid for Schumer's visit and filed this report.
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