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Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 6:42pm.READ MORE:
It wasn't exactly what State Rep. Ted Davis (R-19th District) wanted. But, film supporters said it's better than nothing. Thursday night, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed, 90 to 26, Davis' amendment that would trade film tax credits for a grant program. Full story...
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 06/11/2014 - 4:16pm.READ MORE:
Could this be the beginning of the end for North Carolina's film industry? Rep. Ted Davis (R-19th District) proposed three changes to a budget bill hoping to extend the state's film tax credit program. He thought he had the green light for it this morning, but that's not what happened. Full story...
Submitted by StarNewsOnline.com on Mon, 06/09/2014 - 8:48pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Wed, 06/04/2014 - 4:22pm.READ MORE:
People in the Port City who rely on the film industry to survive took their fight to extend film incentives to Raleigh today. Film incentive advocates tried to educate state lawmakers on what the incentives mean and how they positively impact the state, but some people were not as enthusiastic about the future of film incentives in North Carolina. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 05/23/2014 - 3:19pm.READ MORE:
Gov. Pat McCrory proposed a new plan for film incentives in his budget plan. Rep. Susi Hamilton (D-18th District) says the plan introduced in a budget bill Thursday definitely raises concerns. Meanwhile New Hanover County Commissioner Jonathan Barfield says the plan creates a local burden. Full story...
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Thu, 05/22/2014 - 10:59pm.READ MORE:
A bill filed in the North Carolina Senate today presents Gov. Pat McCrory's plan for the state budget, and with it a drastically different plan to give incentives to film projects. Full story...
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Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 11:24am.READ MORE:
Three area lawmakers have sponsored a bill in the North Carolina House of Representatives that would keep the state's tax incentives for film projects from ending. Full story...
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 05/16/2014 - 9:44pm.READ MORE:
The Wilmington business community rubbed elbows with area elected officials at an annual barbecue and we used this opportunity to ask state Representatives about current issues that matter to you. Full story...
Submitted by Chris Brown on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 10:48pm.READ MORE:
As the Short Session got under way, the governor stole the show unveiling his budget proposal that will be the focus of the Short Session. It included the much talked about raises for teachers and for state employees, as well as cuts to the university system. Full story...