Lights, Camera, but No Action,” a paper by Michael Thom, Fails to Add to Film & TV Tax Credit Discussion

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California’s Film and Television Tax Credit Program is a targeted economic stimulus initiative designed to protect and increase film and television production, jobs and tax revenues in California.  The state’s…

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LA’s Community Colleges Form Center to Inform Career Education Programs

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In response to the growing concern about the fast transitioning economy and job markets, which are becoming increasingly more technical and specialized, LA County’s 19 Community Colleges have agreed to launch and co-invest in the region’s first Center for a Competitive Workforce, which will be housed at the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC).  The Center will deliver on the vision of the statewide Strong Workforce Program with new and better coordination by combining research on the supply of and demand for talent, which may incite changes across the state in how Strong Workforce is implemented.

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