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Georgia responds to California Gov. Gavin Newsom telling studios to pull film, TV productions...

By Brittany Edney

Fox 5 Atlanta

Photo by DmitryRogozhin | Wikimedia Commons/CC BY-SA 4.0

California Governor Gavin Newsom is asking film and television studios to stop filming in Georgia.

In a new re-election campaign ad, Newsom points to the state’s restrictive abortion policies.

Em Fergusson, the Marketing & Communications Chair with the Georgia Production Partnership, said GPP’s focus will stay behind the lens.

"People are going to say things and have been saying things for years but our goal and our focus is to really encourage folks in the industry to keep pressing on," said Fergusson.

Newsom’s move is more than a public plea as he’s endorsing $1.65 billion dollars in California tax credit through 2030. READ MORE

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Amazing how CA pols keeps meddling in GA's affairs, especially w/regard to our most happening film industry. Think maybe they're a bit jealous?

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