New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) is using the left’s outrage over Georgia’s voter integrity law as an opportunity to tempt Hollywood studios away from the Peach State, touting his own state’s tax credits for movie and TV productions.
In a letter to studios obtained by the Wall Street Journal, Gov. Phil Murphy described Georgia’s new law as “un-American” and an attempt to restrict voting access.
“I’ve watched the recent decisions coming from the Georgia State House with disappointment. Restricting the right to vote is more than just wrong, it’s un-American,” he wrote.
“These voting restrictions have thrust Georgia into the national spotlight, with the vast majority seeing the State’s decision as an attack on people of color by a Governor and Legislature willing to do anything to stay in power.”
He also promoted New Jersey’s 30 percent tax credit on film projects, which is roughly equivalent to Georgia’s