Sixty film and TV projects that were preparing to leave the state are now staying thanks to in-state government retention measures. These projects represented about $710 million in local wages. Sixty projects have qualified so far of which 26 completed production in 2009, the remaining 34 will complete production in the next five months.
In such a bad economy you have to thank Arnold for keeping these jobs at home. No matter your views on his political agenda you have to give him kudos for this. And with a 12.4% unemployment rate we need the jobs. Thank you Governor Schwarzeneggar.