Iowa’s legislators may not be able to bring themselves to kill the scandal-ridden film tax credit program, reports the Quad City Times:
A three-member subcommittee of the Senate Ways and Means Committee will consider a bill this afternoon that was introduced by Sen. Herman Quirmbach, D-Ames, seeking to end the controversial tax credit program for film, television and video projects.
However, full committee chairman, Sen. Joe Bolkcom, D-Iowa City, said he expects lawmakers will move to suspend rather than eliminate the program before the legislature adjourns.
“My judgment is that there will be an attempt that will get support to suspend the credit, either to a year from now or potentially for a longer period of time than that,” Bolkcom said. “I think there