As of July 1, Governor Malloy has eliminated funding for the Eastern Regional Tourism District/Mystic Country. We encourage you to contact your local representative in support of regional tourism funding. Comments in support of reinstating regional tourism funding, inquiries or questions should be directed to the Connecticut Department of Economic Development: Commissioner Smith:; Deputy Commissioner Sullivan:; and/or Governor Malloy: 860-566-4840. For more information on the value of regional tourism, visit