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Santa Clarita Valley-AV Assembly Candidates Discuss California Politics

Santa Clarita Valley-AV Assembly Candidates Discuss California Politics

Cougar News, KHTS AM-1220, SCVTV and The Signal hosted a candidate forum at SCVTV Studios recently, when 36th Assembly District candidates answered several questions from a panel of Santa Clarita Valley journalists. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The candidates for the 36th Assembly District seat currently held by Steve Fox, ...

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Film, TV Job Retention Act Takes First Step Forward In Assembly

Film, TV Job Retention Act Takes First Step Forward In Assembly

The Assembly’s Arts and Entertainment Committee unanimously passed the California Film and Television Job Retention Act on Tuesday in Sacramento, Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, said Tuesday.Assembly Bill 1839 is “about keeping families together and keeping jobs in California,” said Wilk, the bill’s principal co-author. “As a member of the Arts Committee, I will continue to be an advocate for this job saving measure that is vital for our economy.” The California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act extends the incentive program for an additional five years; includes a 5 percent increase in the tax credit for filming done outside the Los Angeles Zone; offers a 25 percent credit for television shows relocating to California in the first year and modifies the requirement from 75 percent of production days having to occur in California to 75 percent of principal photography days having to occur in California, all in order to ensure more jobs are created here.

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