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Should Michigan Drop Its Film Industry Incentive Program? Senate Considers Bill

Some in the film industry are sounding off after the Michigan House of Representatives voted to drop the state’s $50 million a year incentive program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2015

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Michigan House Approves Bill Ending State Film Incentives

Gov. Rick Snyder said he would prefer to see a “gradual ramp-down” of the program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2015

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Michigan Film Incentive Program Under Scrutiny Once Again

“This thing is a total waste of taxpayer money, and I can’t wait to get rid of it,” said Rep. Jeff Farrington, of Utica.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/08/2015

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House Committee Approves Bill To End Michigan Film Incentives

Michigan’s film incentives could be coming to an end with a bill moving through the state House.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2015

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Michigan Close To Extending Film Incentives After House Approval

The bill also would lift a $2 million-per-employee cap on salaries counted as expenditures that can be reimbursed by the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2014

Comedian Eddie Murphy poses before the screening of "Beverly Hills Cop" during AFI & Walt Disney Pictures' "A Cinematic Celebration of Jerry Bruckheimer" held at the Mann Chinese 6 on May 17, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images for AFI)

Beverly Hills Cop Sequel Being Shot In Detroit; Eddie Murphy Will Star

“We are excited to welcome Axel Foley and the Beverly Hills Cop franchise back to Michigan.”

CBS Detroit–06/26/2014

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Syfy Television Network Pilot ’12 Monkeys’ Approved for Film Incentive

The Michigan Film Office announced that the pilot for a new Syfy Television Network series, 12 Monkeys, from Universal Cable Productions was approved for a film incentive from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/10/2013

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Projects Filming in Lansing, Saugatuck Approved for Film Incentives

The Michigan Film Office announced two feature films, “The Funeral Guest” and “Saugatuck Cures,” have been approved for film incentives from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2013

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Two More Films OKd For State Incentives

The Michigan Film Office announced today “The Adventures of Mickey Matson & the Pirates Code” has been approved for a film incentive from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2013

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Superman-Batman Superhero Epic To Film In Michigan

The Michigan Film Office announced Thursday that the next DC Entertainment superhero movie from Warner Bros. Pictures has been approved for a film incentive from the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2013

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