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Rich stars pocket subsidies, state says

Report fuels debate on tax incentives to lure film industry

Tax subsidies are credited with drawing stars such as Kevin Spacey (right), filming '21' in Chinatown last year, to the Bay State. Tax subsidies are credited with drawing stars such as Kevin Spacey (right), filming "21" in Chinatown last year, to the Bay State. (Evan Richman/Globe Staff/file 2007)
By Todd Wallack
Globe Staff / May 21, 2008

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When Governor Deval Patrick signed legislation a year ago to expand state tax subsidies for the film industry, he predicted it would help lure new movies to Massachusetts and pump millions of dollars into the economy. (Full article: 709 words)

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