Tag: film

Murphy wants to poach Georgia businesses. He’s got a tough sell.

By Matt Rooney _ Phil Murphy isn’t tackling property taxes, fixing New Jersey Transit or filling pot holes this sunny Monday morning, Save Jerseyans. He’s en route to California for meetings with Hollywood representatives. The Governor’s message is simple (and Read More

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

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

‘Sniper’ And ‘Game’ – War From Inside And Outside

By Dan Cirucci | Dan Cirucci’s Blogspot As a general rule, I try to avoid war films. I avoid them not just because I don’t like war but also because it’s so difficult to do an honest war film. War is too Read More

The Little Republican

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog A heartbroken country is mourning the loss of Shirley Temple this morning, Save Jerseyans, the childhood film star who stole the nation’s hearts – and kept people smiling – throughout the most difficult depths of Read More