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Knocking on a gas tax

By at September 30, 2010 | 2:35 pm | 1 Comments

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. “There is no excuse for the manner in which the House Democrat leadership crammed this legislation […]

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A Natural Gas Tax is nearly in the Pipeline, but for how long?

By at September 27, 2010 | 8:19 pm | 0 Comment

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 – it would become the most expensive tax in the nation for drillers working from Pennsylvania’s […]

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