Guilds & Lawmakers Urge Gov. Cuomo To Sign NY Tax Credit Bill To Boost Women & Minorities

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House of Cards creator Beau Willimon and actress-writer Robin Thede have joined the WGA East and the DGA in urging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation to create the Television Writers' and Directors' Fees and Salaries Credit. If enacted, the recently passed legislation would encourage the hiring of female and minority writers and directors in New York through up to $5 million in
tax credits beginning January 1. New York Assemblyman Marcos Crespo and state Sens…