hollywood tax credit

Lalor Praises Cuomo Veto of Corporate Welfare for Video Game, Music Industry, Encourages Him to Reduce or Eliminate Other Subsidies

By Kieran Lalor, on Nov 29, 2016

East Fishkill, NY - (11/29/16) -  Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is praising Governor Cuomo for his decision to veto a bill that would have given the music and video game industries $50 million in corporate welfare.

Lalor: Don't Expand Hollywood Tax Subsidies, Cut Them

By Kieran Lalor, on Jun 15, 2016

East Fishkill, NY - (6/15/16) -  Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is calling on the Assembly to reject legislation that would expand New York's film credit for several counties. The legislation is likely to be considered by the Assembly before the session ends on Thursday.

Sony Hacks: Cuomo Pay to Play Revealed

By Kieran Lalor, on Apr 18, 2015
East Fishkill, NY -  Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is renewing his call for Albany to end New York's $420 million tax credit subsidy for Hollywood after new revelations into Sony's pay-to-play campaign contributions to Governor Cuomo.

Lalor: Viacom Lays Off NY Employees While Taking Tax Dollars

By Kieran Lalor, on Mar 25, 2015
East Fishkill, NY - (3/24/15) - Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I - East Fishkill) is again calling on the legislature and Governor Cuomo to end the $420 million in yearly tax subsidies for Hollywood after Viacom announced it is cutting 264 employees in New York. Viacom received about $340,000 in tax credits for TV production in the fourth quarter of 2014 alone. The state has yet to release full details on all of the tax credits issued.

Lalor: New York Taxpayers Should Share Wolf of Wall Street Oscar

By Kieran Lalor, on Jan 20, 2014

 Assemblyman Kieran Michael Lalor (R,C,I-Fishkill) is renewing his call for New York to end Governor Cuomo's expensive and non-productive Hollywood tax credits. Lalor's statement comes after reports revealed "The Wolf of Wall Street" received the most tax credits of any Academy Award nominee, courtesy of New York taxpayers.