State Senate Candidates Take Different Approach to Film Industry

Lately, Rockland towns have been eager to do more to lure film and TV productions to their areas, with the hope and promise of big crews spending money at area shops and restaurants. State Senate candidate Republican Tony Basille wants to take the tax breaks given to Hollywood productions and give them instead to middle class families to help them defray the cost of child care…

Audio: Tony Basile

Assemblyman James Skoufis, a Democrat, is Basille’s opponent, and says while he supports the notion that big movie houses don’t deserve tax breaks, he argues that the smaller production companies do…

Audio: James Skoufis

Both are running for the 39th Senate District, currently occupied by Bill Larkin, who is retiring.

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