Statement from MPAA CEO Charles Rivkin on the Passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

November 16, 2017

WASHINGTON – The following is a statement from Charles Rivkin, CEO of the Motion Picture Association (MPAA), on today’s passage of H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, in the House of Representatives.

“The MPAA applauds Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), and Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on the passage of H.R. 1 in the House of Representatives. For the first time in more than 30 years, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will significantly reform America’s tax code, driving economic growth and encouraging job creation across American industries, including film and television.

“The MPAA looks forward to working with Congress to advance meaningful tax reform in the Senate.”

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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