Beacon Center CEO Justin Owen said that studies show film incentives "have a return on investment of anywhere from just seven cents per dollar to 28 cents per dollar, an investment that only the government would make."
Bradbury's findings would mean the rebate North Carolina is offering is two-and-a-half times greater than we would need — if our program were only about boosting the film industry here. Since it's about boosting the overall state economy? We need to get rid of it altogether as an ultimately ineffective ploy.
Moore says renewable energy sources are complete creatures of government favoritism, and after 30 years we still can’t cut the umbilical cord. This is true, and I've shown that renewable energy advocates admit it publicly.