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The big payoff in keeping Hollywood here
The big payoff in keeping Hollywood here

Dear Hollywood: Come home. All is forgiven. And paid for. Love, Jerry Gov. Brown -- Jerry -- just put his John Hancock on a deal to put about a third of a billion dollars a year into tax credits to keep movies and TV in their natural homeland of California. How anyone could think that was a bad idea, I don’t know. What would Vermont be without maple syrup and lovely leaves? Colorado, without mountains and skiing? That's what California, meaning chiefly Southern California, could be without Hollywood. Of course, Californians do not walk as one, which was why getting the tax credits deal through the Legislature had to get sweetened up with rewards for other parts of...

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