Browsing Month August, 2014
The “Halliburton loophole” is still wide open. Congress has not found enough energy, support, or both to stop the whole fracking ordeal that surfaced in 2005. At the behest of then Vice President Dick Cheney (Cheney was a former… Read the rest[...read more]
Rancor has barely subsided over the House’s rammed through tax (SB 1155) on natural gas. Representative Garth Everett (R-Lycoming) stood in lock-step with most House Republicans in a failed attempt to stop the tax bill dead in its tracks.… Read the rest[...read more]
One of RocktheCapital’s resident deans, Eric Epstein, takes to the airwaves on Thursday.
Epstein will be a featured guest on WCHE — 1520 am -starting at 9:15.
For intelligent insight on politics, the governor’s race, and more –it truly is… Read the rest[...read more]
Forget special sessions and shale taxes — if our state Senators and their junior partners in the House would pass laws about partying at Bricco, they’d have some work product to show us every year.
Nothing elaborate, or… Read the rest[...read more]
House lawmakers are ready to vote Today on a gas tax – after a marathon debate, and favorable vote on an amendment last night.
The amendment sets aside $70 million dollars in gas tax revenue for the general fund, the next… Read the rest[...read more]
Generally this column addresses things that need changing. In the name, of fairness good happens in the state of Pennsylvania, a lot of good. Today I am going to talk about two perfect nights, one each in our two largest… Read the rest[...read more]
10) Doorman at Savannah’s Gentlemens’ Club. –
9) Comcast repairman. –
8) Host for Miss. America pageant. –
7) Curator at the Specter Library. –
6) Parole officer. –
5) Spokesman for the pork industry. –
4) Movie star. –
3) Stunt double for Jenny Craig. –
2) Psychiatrist. –
At this hour, (4:45 pm) the House is debating a severance tax. If the House approves the Democratic sponsored severance bill, it will open the door to tax energy companies. At 39 cents per thousand cubic foot to start –… Read the rest[...read more]