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Ocean Springs mayor vetoes restrictive film ordinance

Karen Nelson, Sun Herald Mayor Connie Moran on Monday vetoed a film ordinance that city aldermen passed last week, saying she wants to back up, let city leaders hear from the state’s film industry and give Ocean Springs a chance to review aspects of the ordinance that some consider overbearing and bureaucratic. The 11-page law […]

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Tax incentive program could impact Golden Triangle

Zack Plair A key state tax credit for preserving historic properties is reaching its cap, leaving some Mississippi developers with tough decisions about their projects. State lawmakers failed before this year’s session ended in Jackson to raise the $60 million cap set in 2006 for a 25-percent tax credit for qualifying historic preservation rehabilitation projects. […]

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Lights, cameras…action? Mississippi paid filmmakers fewer tax incentives in 2014

By Steve Wilson By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog Mississippi spent more than $891,000 in tax incentives in 2014 for movies and TV shows filmed in the state, according to records obtained by Mississippi Watchdog. That’s less than the previous two years — $1.2 million in 2013 and $1.4 million in 2012 — but still too much […]

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