Plan would give up to $1.5M to music recording, concerts

January 29, 2015 2:07 AM

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Mississippi license plates and highway welcome signs proclaim the state as the Birthplace of America's Music, bowing to the state's blues heritage. Now, a legislative proposal wants to pay to make sure more music makes a home in Mississippi.

The House Tourism Committee passed House Bill 907 on Wednesday, moving to subsidize some music recordings, concerts and theater performances and encourage the music industry to do more business in the state.

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