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Natural Gas Production Tax Gets Life In Pennsylvania House

Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. Tom Wolf is urging leaders of the Republican-controlled state House of Representatives to speed a vote on legislation to tax Marcellus Shale natural gas production in the nation’s No. 2 gas state. The Democrat gave his backing to a bill that emerged Wednesday from the…

Business Groups Punch Back Against Energy Tax Legislation

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania business groups are warning a state Senate-passed proposal to increase energy taxes will hurt the industry’s competitive standing, cause higher bills for consumers and scare off investment. The groups said Tuesday the proposal will hit some large industrial users very hard. The bill would bring in about $100 million annually…

Pennsylvania Senate To Vote On Plan To Close $2B Budget Hole

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Consumers’ utility bills would go up, Marcellus Shale drillers would pay a tax they’ve long resisted and Pennsylvania would make a new effort to capture tax revenue from internet sales under legislation poised for a vote in the state Senate. Republicans who control the chamber unveiled their plan to close a…

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