Issue: June 05, 2014
It would be a direct cash payment from taxpayers to wealthy film producers.
Last year actor Nicolas Cage convinced the Nevada
Legislature to give Hollywood a tax break. This
week in the Reno News & Review cover story, we'll
look at what went into that decision?and why
other states were dropping their tax incentives
just as Nevada was embracing them.
Elsewhere in the paper, Sage Leehey tells about
how a local community group and a business are
working with parallel groups in Argentina and
Chile to mesh their environmental programs. Tim
Prentiss writes about what happened to the
project to convert the Christian Science building
on Riverside Drive into a Lear Theatre. Ashley
Hennefer describes what some people are calling a
new art form?photos taken with smartphones. And
our film critic Bob Grimm has his say about A Million Ways to Die in the West.
Thank you for reading us.