Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe has his sights on Hollywood and hopes to draw its filmmakers to Missouri by reviving a currently unfunded tax incentive program.
On Thursday, Kehoe told reporters “Lake Ozark, Branson area, would really like to work to try to attract some moviemaking.”
A Senate bill, introduced Jan. 16 by Sen. Sandy Crawford, R-Buffalo, would hand control of the Missouri Arts Council and the Missouri Humanities Council to Kehoe’s office.
Furthermore, Gov. Mike Parson seeks to bump up the lieutenant governor’s budget to $9.2 million from $600,000.
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