Plot thickens on Hollywood tax credit

State Senate Pro Tem Kevin de León claims to be “100-percent committed” to the CA film tax credit, but hints at room for improvement. The Sacramento Bee reports:

We’re watching for some late plot twists in the Legislature’s effort to keep film production in California.

Some who have an interest in extending the state’s film tax credit matter will meet at the state Capitol today. The main tax credit vessel, Assembly Bill 1839, has so far marched through the Legislature without drawing a single dissenting vote.

But there have been a few wrinkles. A Tuesday item on the Deadline Hollywood blog reported that Sen. Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, had cast doubt on the likelihood of a tax credit passing the Legislature this year. The incoming Senate president pro tem’s office discounted the blog item…

Read the full article from the Sacramento Bee here.