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So Long Film Subsidies

Other 'economic development' programs should be next

… grants, battery plant subsidies, matching fund grants, … more

Michigan Chamber CEO Blasts Film Subsidies as a 'Boondoggle'

Bill extends film subsidies indefinitely

… Studley blasted film subsidies during withering testimony … dollars spent on film subsidies would be better employed … roads. If the Michigan film subsidies were a movie it would … altogether, allowing film subsidies to continue on a permanent … more

Memo to Reporters: Follow the Money!

On Hollywood subsidies

… Reasons Government Subsidies For Films Are A Bad … Idea Super Subsidies Housing … Nearly $40 Million To Subsidize Disney's 'Oz' Cost … more

Hey! Is that Brad Pitt in the Frozen Food Aisle?

Almost every argument in favor of film subsidies is wrong

… terminate the state's subsidies to film producers . ForTheRecord … So apparently film subsidies had nothing to do … says: State film subsidies mostly go to Hollywood … have also received subsidies from other states). … more

Electric Vehicle Battery Subsidy Failures Evident Early On

Former Gov. Granholm defends her policies in Detroit Free Press article

… credits and direct subsidies to four companies … also voted for the subsidies. "This is why … more

Film Incentives Clearly Hurt

Studies show a lack of positive economic impact

Studies show a lack of positive economic impact


Star Struck: Why States Chase the Film Industry with Subsidies

While economists on the right and the left say they shouldn't

… study on state film subsidies four years ago when … was that state film subsidies are costly to states … opinion of state film subsidies hadn t changed. The … existence Michigan s film subsidies have cost about a … more

Why Film Subsidies Must Go

Independent studies show Hollywood corporate welfare a bust

… clear conclusion: Film subsidies have to go. Researchers … purest form of direct subsidies for the rich … taxpayers. Film subsidies were approved by a … more

House Budget Puts Roads Above Film Subsidies

Some Republicans protecting Big Hollywood corporate welfare

… Michigan. The film subsidies are an inefficient … low-hanging fruit like film subsidies, select subsidy programs … more

Commentary: Tourism Study Flawed

State needs to abandon subsidy favors

State needs to abandon subsidy favors.


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