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Amendment to try and save film incentives passes NC House
Submitted by Chris Brown on Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:12pm.

videoThe NC House passed an amendment this afternoon that may save film incentives in the state for at least one more year.

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THIS JUST IN: NC House passes amendment that keeps film rolling for now
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Thu, 06/12/2014 - 6:42pm.

videoIt 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.

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NC film industry in doubt after committee kills incentive changes
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Wed, 06/11/2014 - 4:16pm.

video 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.

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Film incentive update heads to House Finance Committee
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/21/2014 - 4:05pm.

A bill to eliminate the end of North Carolina's film incentives overcame its first hurdle in the General Assembly today. HB 1142 passed its first reading as the House of Representatives referred it to the Finance Committee.

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State lawmakers talk film incentives over BBQ
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Fri, 05/16/2014 - 9:44pm.

videoThe 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.

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Few primary challenges for area legislators
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Fri, 02/28/2014 - 4:08pm.

If you head to the polls in southeastern North Carolina this spring for primary elections, there's a good chance you won't see races for the General Assembly on your ballot. There are three senate districts and seven house districts that cover Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, New Hanover and Pender counties. But of those 10 districts, only three will have a primary May 6.

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Local leaders discuss future of inlet dredging
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 11/20/2013 - 11:13pm.

video Where were you when the ship hit the sand? That’s the question Carolina Beach Inlet association is asking state and federal lawmakers, but they say it’s no laughing matter.

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Town Hall meeting discusses importance of policy in New Hanover County
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Tue, 11/12/2013 - 11:24pm.

video Policy is a six letter word, but according to the North Carolina Justice Center its meaning effects everyone from the mountains to the coast.

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NC House tentatively OK's concealed weapon bill
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 8:13am.

The state House has given its initial approval to Republican legislation that would expand where concealed weapon permit holders can carry or store their pistols, while extending penalties for crimes committed with a gun.

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Supporters of film industry rally downtown
Submitted by Christina Anthony on Sat, 04/20/2013 - 6:37pm.

With only two days notice, supporters of Wilmington's film industry attracted thousands of people Downtown to rally against possible changes in the state's film incentives.

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