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Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for Redirecting Film Subsidies to Roads

66 Percent Surveyed Support Reprioritizing $50 Million Film Subsidy for Road Improvements

… $50 million annual film subsidy to fixing the … costly and ineffective film subsidy is not creating … Michigan s $50 million film subsidy should be continued … value expenditure (film subsidies) into a higher … more

Mackinac Expert Talks Film Incentives on NPR

No full-time jobs were created as a result of this corporate welfare

… had the most generous film incentive program in … Considered to discuss state film incentives. He said … producers who come in, film and then leave and then, … next time they make a film, Skorup said. He … more

MCPP Experts Take Down Film Program in MLive

… business of subsidizing film production companies. Skorup … create a sustainable film industry in Michigan. … Statistics, there are fewer film jobs in Michigan today … report from the Michigan Film Office. Over the … more

Frank Beckmann Show Highlights Mackinac Center/Michigan Chamber Poll

66 percent of respondents support redirecting $50 million from films to roads

… support to redirect film subsidies to roads, … $50 million in annual film subsidies to fix the … more

Films or Potholes?

Cost of film subsidy program would repair over 5 million potholes

… million for the state's film subsidy program. Previously, … they should end the film program and use the … are pledging toward films for the upcoming fiscal … a lot of reasons , film subsidies are one of … more

March 3, 2015, MichiganVotes Weekly Roll Call

Pension debt, double-dipping, film subsidies

… Actions: Terminate State Film Subsidies On … state subsidies to film producers. Specifically, … number of full time film industry jobs in the … million allocated for film subsidies. Gov. Rick … more

Cap the Film Incentives and Kill the Film Industry in Michigan? Not Yet

Film Industry Supporters Crying Wolf Over Governor's Plans for Film Subsidies

… Free Press column , film industry proponent and … refundable, unlimited film incentives, you might … effectively chases films away. No successful … wants to be the last film in, then find out the … more

Michigan Chamber CEO Blasts Film Subsidies as a 'Boondoggle'

Bill extends film subsidies indefinitely

… extend Michigan s film incentive subsidy program … Rich Studley blasted film subsidies during withering … taxpayer dollars spent on film subsidies would be better … roads. If the Michigan film subsidies were a movie … more

Film Incentive Supporters Ignore the Facts

No evidence that Michigan's program is worth the cost

… communications for the Michigan Film Office, responded to … co-authored about Michigan's film incentive program. Unfortunately, … independent studies on film incentive programs; … money losers the film incentives were not … more

March 13, 2015, MichiganVotes Weekly Roll Call

Crime punishment, film subsidies, more

… 4122 , Terminate state film producer subsidies: … state subsidies to film producers (for which … more