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Motion Picture Tax Credit

Paul Vernon / Associated Press

After 17 days of overtime budget negotiations, lawmakers in the Ohio House and Senate have reached a $69 billion two-year spending deal.

A film set for "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" in Cleveland.
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The Ohio House's version of the proposed state budget has put the $40 million-per-year film tax credit on the chopping block. With both progressive and conservative groups in favor of dropping the tax credit, Ohio's film industry is getting nervous.

Proposed Bill Would Double Ohio Film Tax Credit

Mar 5, 2018
A sign displays information about the filming of scenes for the John Travolta movie I Am Wrath being shot inside the Ohio Statehouse on March 18, 2015.
Ann Sanner / AP

A Northeast Ohio lawmaker is proposing an expansion of Ohio’s tax credit for motion pictures produced in the state.