Around a dozen states are handing out tax rebates. Could that fuel more inflation?

Jul 6, 2022
It's a bit like the stimulus payments the federal government handed out early in the pandemic. Just don't call it stimulus.
Some economists think "inflation relief checks" should be more targeted or distributed in installments.
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Hawaii's lucrative film and TV industry grapples with a new ceiling on tax rebates

Oct 29, 2018
America’s film and TV industry generates billions of dollars in economic activity each year. That’s why many states compete with each other to lure productions to their locations. Hawaii however, competes more with other countries and tropical locales. And right now, it’s on a roll. Hawaii officials predict this could be the industry’s most lucrative year. But, many in the production […]
Guests attend the 2016 Maui Film Festival At Wailea at the Celestial Cinema on June 19, 2016 in Wailea, Hawaii.
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Hawaii's lucrative film and TV industry grapples with a new ceiling on tax rebates

Oct 29, 2018
America’s film and TV industry generates billions of dollars in economic activity each year. That’s why many states compete with each other to lure productions to their locations. Hawaii however, competes more with other countries and tropical locales. And right now, it’s on a roll. Hawaii officials predict this could be the industry’s most lucrative year. But, many in the production […]
Guests attend the 2016 Maui Film Festival At Wailea at the Celestial Cinema on June 19, 2016 in Wailea, Hawaii.
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