By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The next time you book a hotel room in Pittsburgh it could cost a little more.

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That’s if a proposal from Visit Pittsburgh is accepted.

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According to our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the tourism group is proposing an extra 2% fee for every hotel room rented in Allegheny County.

The goal of the proposal is to increase the amount of money available to promote the region.

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Local hotel and restaurant trade groups support the plan, but this proposal could trigger a battle over where the money should be used.