Gov. Quinn Stumps For Ill. Film Tax Credit

Law360, New York (January 22, 2014, 4:36 PM EST) -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn issued a statement Wednesday touting a record-setting year for spending in the Prairie State by the film industry, which receives a 30 percent tax credit thanks to an initiative of the governor's.

Illinois film projects get a 30 percent tax credit thanks to a 10-year extension Quinn signed in 2011, the statement says, resulting in Illinois becoming an ideal location for film productions. In 2013, the film industry spent $358 million in the state and created more than 4,200 jobs, according to...
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