Archives for June 2015

MSC in the Beaver County Times: Even Higher Energy Taxes Jeopardize Shale’s Benefits

Small businesses and laborers across the Commonwealth as well as the county’s state representatives are absolutely right: Gov. Wolf’s highest-in-the-nation energy tax will jeopardize shale’s clear economic and environmental benefits, discourage growth and threaten good-paying jobs. As Rep. Jim Christiana correctly states, Gov. Wolf’s massive energy tax hike will subsidize high-cost energy forms like wind […]

MSC in the Philadelphia Inquirer: Let Natural Gas Flow Without Severance Levy

We applaud Rep. Greg Vitali’s honesty regarding Gov. Wolf’s massive proposed energy tax increase, which would give the state the nation’s highest effective tax rate on natural gas production, 17.1 percent, according to the Independent Fiscal Office (“Pa. needs Wolf plan to invest in energy,” June 18). While Wolf and other higher energy tax advocates […]

Shale Delivers Affordable, Reliable Energy

Thanks to shale development, natural gas is becoming an increasingly larger power generation fuel, providing Pennsylvanians with a reliable and affordable energy source, according to a new Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission report that underscores shale’s benefits for consumers and regional manufacturers. According to the “Pennsylvania Gas Outlook Report,” 2.8 million Pennsylvania customers rely on natural […]

.@TBOcom editorial: #Fracking is spurring economic growth, c

.@TBOcom editorial: #Fracking is spurring economic growth, creating jobs and easing the strain on family budgets. http://t.co/4JXGfknTeu

Pa. small businesses struggle in down energy market & hi

Pa. small businesses struggle in down energy market & higher energy taxes will cost even more jobs. http://t.co/I3GkiikVzL #ShaleTaxFacts

.@PA_PUC report shows clean-burning natural gas ascendancy a

.@PA_PUC report shows clean-burning natural gas ascendancy as power generation fuel http://t.co/tWlGAhMkk6 via @oronline

Great column: Safe #shale development “has had a profound an

Great column: Safe #shale development “has had a profound and positive impact on our community.” http://t.co/LPGyFWTaX8

Great @TLnews op-ed: Gov Wolf’s natural gas tax would setbac

Great @TLnews op-ed: Gov Wolf’s natural gas tax would setback Pennsylvania http://t.co/F4Bahs0cSm #ShaleTaxFacts

RT @Liberty4pa: Who’s hurt by a severance tax? Workers, cons

RT @Liberty4pa: Who’s hurt by a severance tax? Workers, consumers, and taxpayers. http://t.co/cf58CDe8rY #pabudget http://t.co/H27ghZs2L9

ICYMI: @LIUNA’s Dave Horn asks lawmakers to oppose even high

ICYMI: @LIUNA’s Dave Horn asks lawmakers to oppose even higher energy taxes. http://t.co/Tj4ka7v6jr #ShaleTaxFacts http://t.co/4J0ef2tx17