Rep. Dovilla Addresses Consortium Against Elder Abuse

CLEVELAND – State Representative Mike Dovilla (R–Berea) today spoke at the annual meeting of the Consortium Against Elder Abuse at Corporate College East in Warrensville Heights. Members of the Consortium presented Rep. Dovilla with a plaque recognizing his “outstanding leadership” in the field of elder abuse awareness. “I am honored to have the opportunity to talk about one of my …

New tax incentives offered for movies filmed in the tri-state

Source: Fox 19 Author: Matt Miller COLUMBUS, OH – Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed legislation that will increase the tax incentive that Ohio offers for film projects to be produced in the Cincinnati area for the next two years. HB 508 also states that any unused film tax credits in one fiscal year can be allocated to the following year in a …

Commission Applauds Renewal of Ohio Motion Picture Tax Incentive

Source: Greater Cleveland Film Commission CLEVELAND, OH — The Greater Cleveland Film Commission today commended Ohio Governor John Kasich and the Ohio Legislature for expanding the Ohio Motion Picture Tax Incentive, a critical tool for strengthening Ohio’s growing film industry and creating jobs for Ohioans. “Expanding the Ohio Motion Picture Tax Incentive is essential for the growth of Ohio’s emerging …

State Representative Mike Dovilla outlines his support for Cleveland Plan for schools

Source: News Sun As vice-chairman of the House Education Committee, I have had the opportunity to hear testimony from scores of witnesses on one of the most important pieces of legislation regarding Greater Cleveland in years: The Cleveland Plan for Transforming Schools. Just as important, if not more so, have been the personal meetings I have had with the parents, …

‘Cleveland Plan’ for schools may become model for others

Source: Royalton Post Author: Bruce Trogdon State Rep. Mike Dovilla of Berea sent us a letter to the editor this week supporting the bipartisan bill now in the Ohio House to reform the Cleveland Schools. We have printed it in all nine of our local editions as part of our discussion of the subject in this column. As vice-chairman of …

Ohio lawmakers pass movie tax credit bill

Source: WKYC COLUMBUS — Ohio lawmakers have passed a bill that will double the amount of tax credits available for filmmakers to encourage them to bring their movie productions to Ohio. The bill increases the tax credits for eligible productions from $20 million to $40 million. Lawmakers say increasing the tax credits will help make Ohio more competitive among the …

Ohio increasing movie tax credits

Source: WTAM (Columbus) – Ohio is upping the ante for filmmakers to come to the state. The Ohio House and Senate have approved additional tax credits. As a result, there will be an increase in the maximum total amount of tax credits allowed for completion of motion pictures certified as tax credit-eligible productions from $20 million to $40 million per …

Rep. Dovilla Announces Passage of Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit

COLUMBUS— State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) announced passage of his Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit legislation by the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Senate. Originally introduced as House Bill 521, Representative Dovilla’s legislation was amended into House Bill 508. As a result, there will be an increase in the maximum total amount of tax credits allowed for completion of …

Rep. Dovilla Announces Passage of Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit: Bill Moves to Governor’s Desk for Enactment

Source: Lake Currents COLUMBUS— State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) announced passage of his Ohio Motion Picture Tax Credit legislation by the Ohio House of Representatives and Ohio Senate. Originally introduced as House Bill 521, Representative Dovilla’s legislation was amended into House Bill 508. As a result, there will be an increase in the maximum total amount of tax credits allowed …