'Hunter Killer' pulls out of Alaska as Senate votes to kill film subsidy

April 14, 2015 1:20 PM

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JUNEAU -- Legislators looking to kill Alaska's film subsidy program have driven away the big-budget Hollywood movie "Hunter Killer" and may have brought a halt to a burgeoning state industry, critics said.

The Alaska Senate voted 14-6 Monday to end a tax credit program that has paid out tens of millions of dollars aimed at attracting the film and television industries, and their associated economic activity, to the state.

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