NC ratepayers were faced with overpaying for electricity by more than a billion dollars. A new law was going to save them about $850 million on the cost of future solar power — until Gov. Cooper decided to intervene.
This, I submit, is the same process we see when subsidized professional sports teams start demanding bigger and greater stadiums and when large corporations or industries receiving huge state subsidies start applying political pressures.
Georgia's policymakers rely on a made-up multiplier to claim "billions of dollars in economic activity" from film. Are they prepared to follow through with their charade to the point where Georgia state policy must effectively be run by Hollywood activists first?