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Zombie lobby descends on Washington Capitol

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Cast and crew members staged a mock zombie apocalypse at the Capitol as they lobbied in support of a measure to expand a tax incentive program designed to lure more TV and movie production to Washington state.
   
Supporters had a full day schedule Tuesday that included dozens of people in full costume shooting promos on the Capitol steps. Film and TV workers also planned to talk with lawmakers about Senate Bill 6027, which would increase the amount of money available every year under Washington's incentive program.
   
The current program, which expires mid-2017, has an annual cap of $3.5 million. The Senate measure would extend the program through Dec. 31, 2022, and would incrementally increase the cap each year, topping out at $10 million starting in 2019, matching the current incentive in nearby Oregon.

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