FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 27, 2014
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Huff Applauds Deal on CA Film & TV Tax Credit
Improved Program Will Help Keep Jobs and Productions in California
SACRAMENTO: Senate Republican Leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) is pleased to announce that the Governor and legislative leaders have reached a deal to extend and expand California’s beleaguered Film and Television Tax Credit Program. Senator Huff, who served as a co-author for AB 1839, the California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act, has been a proponent of keeping television and film production jobs in California.
The agreement will increase the tax credit to $330 million a year for five years. It also replaces a frustrating lottery system with a more competitive and accountable system. Continue reading