Category: Hollywood

N.J. Senator demands audit of Garden State Film Tax Credit

TRENTON, N.J. — Phil Murphy is making his business to enrich special interests with New Jersey taxpayers’ money, including Hollywood.  On Monday, state Senator Joe Pennacchio (R-26) disseminated a letter directed to the State Auditor seeking a “full evaluation” of the Read More

WHILE YOU WERE BBQING: Murphy confirms transgender task force, Hollywood tax break

TRENTON, N.J. — Governor Phil Murphy spent 4th of July in Long Branch, Save Jerseyans, but the day before, he was hard at work on property tax relief… …or not. The highlights: S-493 permits a person to alter their gender identity on Read More

Middlesex County’s GOP Chairwoman ‘stands with Roseanne’

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OLD BRIDGE, N.J. — The top Republican in one of New Jersey’s most populous counties says she will “stand with Roseanne” following the ABC network star’s canning after making disparaging comments about a former Obama adviser. “Unfortunately, consequences for foolish Read More

Murphy conditionally vetoes Hollywood tax credit; calls for urban N.J. reality TV show?

TRENTON, N.J. — A multi-million dollar tax credit package purportedly designed to generate film industry activity in New Jersey, passed both houses of the Democrat-controlled state legislature on April 12th, was vetoed by Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday. Click here to view Read More

THAT’S A WRAP: Hollywood Tax Credit Could Be A Big Loser For N.J. Taxpayers

By Matt Rooney _ A multi-million dollar, a tax credit package designed to lure the film industry to New Jersey for new projects, passed both houses of the state legislature on April 12th with token opposition. It’s unclear whether Murphy Read More

Trenton’s New Hollywood Giveaway: $85 Million

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Appropriations Committee is preparing to consider A-1038, Save Jerseyans, an $85 million tax credit package designed to lure new film and digital industry to New Jersey. Americans for Prosperity-New Jersey (AFP-NJ) says it’s a “poor return Read More

‘Roseanne’ premiere garners 18 million viewers for ABC, highest-rated comedy in four years

The prime-time debut of ” Roseanne” was a hit on Tuesday, garnering 18.2 million viewers – the highest-rated comedy show on any network in four years, according to ABC. The news media offered an enthusiastic response to the reboot of” Read More