Statement from MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd on the confirmation of Steven Mnuchin as Treasury Secretary

February 13, 2017

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from Senator Chris Dodd, Chairman and CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America, on the confirmation of Steven Mnuchin as Secretary of the Treasury:

“The MPAA congratulates Steven Mnuchin on his confirmation as Secretary of the Treasury. The film and television industry is a key driver of the U.S. economy – supporting nearly two million American jobs – and one of the most competitive industries around the world. The Treasury Department contributes to America’s creative industries through tax policies that create domestic jobs and improve U.S. competitiveness. We look forward to working with Secretary Mnuchin and his Treasury Department colleagues.”

About the MPAA
The Motion Picture Association of America, Inc. (MPAA) serves as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries from its offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Its members include: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation; Universal City Studios LLC; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

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