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Film tax credits on stage again in Annapolis
Film tax credits on stage again in Annapolis

Some lawmakers in Annapolis are pushing to continue giving tax credits to television and film productions in Maryland, a year after the issue sparked intense controversy in the General Assembly. Sen. Edward J. Kasemeyer, a Howard County Democrat who's chairman of the powerful Budget and Taxation committee, introduced a bill this week that would extend the tax break three more years, to 2019, and authorize the state to pay production companies up to $25 million in all over that period. A House committee is scheduled to hear an identical bill next week. Kasemeyer led an unsuccessful effort last year to give makers of the hit Netflix show "House of Cards" $15 million...

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