Film Subsidies

Report: TN Wastes Money on Hollywood Subsidies

Not much return for all those millions

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NASHVILLE — Consider the most recent news of wasted tax dollars a potential storyline that would rival the most devious of schemes portrayed each week on ABC's Nashville.

Perhaps Larry the Cable Guy could make it the constant butt of jokes on his next television special — how Tennessee officials spent almost $20 million of taxpayer money and got very little in return, apparently.

The talented people who run Hollywood are mooching off Tennessee taxpayers, according to a report that the state Comptroller's Office released this week.