Friday, March 06, 2020
Kansas City Tax Cash For Movies Debate Amid Tense Budget 2020 Discussions
After public outcry a couple of weeks ago, Mayor Lucas restored $200K to the KC Film Office and local moviemakers celebrated the reversal.
Here's public TV coming to the issue just a bit late but still offering a worthwhile perspective . . . Credit where it's due, The Pitch was also too late to ramp advocate for moviemakers before The Mayor changed his mind:
"Local Kansas City filmmakers Kevin Willmott and Morgan Cooper give voice to the need for tax incentives in Kansas City. These incentives will bring big film productions to the area and in turn give Kansas City a large economic impact on the city."
Take a look worthwhile newsy advocacy still unable to realize that nobody "films" anything nowadays:
You decide . . .