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  • Lights, camera, please no action on film subsidies

    Lights, camera, please no action on film subsidies0

    Last week, Kansas’s Senate Commerce Committee heard arguments for $12 million in film incentives and credits to attract movie producers to Kansas. However, film subsidies would be another weak and wasteful component of Kansas’s somewhat performative reliance on corporate handouts. Across the 40 states which offer film incentives, none of them have seen more than

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  • Kansas Film Subsidies would be a Blockbuster-Sized Mess

    Kansas Film Subsidies would be a Blockbuster-Sized Mess0

    Kansas Governor Laura Kelly’s budget from January contains a blockbuster-sized flop of a policy. The budget proposes a “Creative Industries Tax Credit” capped at $10 million annually beginning in FY 2023. The policy offers film companies tax credits based on the size of production and local involvement in the state. However, incentives like this for

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