ECD defends film incentives, calls Beacon criticisms “way off base”

August 16, 2013 1:54PM

In a new story by Tennessee Watchdog, a former project of Beacon that is now an independent website, the state Department of Community Development calls Beacon’s criticisms of $12.5 million in film incentives to the TV show Nashville “way off base.” Click here to watch the full explanation by Beacon CEO Justin Owen at our Pork Report press conference in June, followed by the department’s response over at Then be sure to check out what other films are raking in taxpayer money by downloading our new infographic on corporate welfare.