Archives for June 2015

Fact Checking Heinz-Funded Advocacy Paper

A new non-peer reviewed paper – funded by the Heinz Endowments and posted on a pay-for-play website – fails by virtually every measure to demonstrate basic and sound research principles. Below are several of the many factors that skew the advocacy paper’s so-called findings. ✓  Not peer-reviewed. ✓  Uses thoroughly debunked ‘research’ as its basis. […]

Higher Energy Taxes Myth vs. Fact

Confirmed Again: Gov. Wolf’s Energy Tax Highest in the Nation

Gov. Wolf’s massive energy tax hike would establish Pennsylvania as the nation’s highest effective energy tax state, according to the state’s nonpartisan Independent Fiscal Office (IFO). Far from “modest” or “responsible”, IFO’s findings – highlighted in a joint senate hearing yesterday – further underscore the fact that even higher energy taxes threaten jobs and jeopardize […]

RT @PennLive: Pa. severance tax would be highest among natur

RT @PennLive: Pa. severance tax would be highest among natural gas states, report says http://t.co/GyWbaM34ek

RT @PAChamber: PA IFO: Wolf administration’s #natgas tax wou

RT @PAChamber: PA IFO: Wolf administration’s #natgas tax would be among highest in nation http://t.co/1qKGrf4Dwh #SayNoToSeverance

Southeastern Pa.-area consumers continue to benefit from abu

Southeastern Pa.-area consumers continue to benefit from abundant Marcellus Shale natural gas production. http://t.co/kZ52DgDk8b

RT @USChamber: The U.S. is now the world’s largest oil and

RT @USChamber: The U.S. is now the world’s largest oil and natural gas producer – http://t.co/5Dy2UBqNtH

The Wolf Administration asked @PAManufacturers to support ne

The Wolf Administration asked @PAManufacturers to support new job-killing energy taxes… http://t.co/Dd9pEEKh5d

Per @ind_fisc_office: Gov Wolf’s massive energy tax would be

Per @ind_fisc_office: Gov Wolf’s massive energy tax would be the nation’s highest. http://t.co/WO2Lev4Yoo #ShaleTaxFacts

FACT: In the Marcellus Shale, domestic energy production cre

FACT: In the Marcellus Shale, domestic energy production created more than 45,000 construction jobs from 2008-2013. http://t.co/8RZtWeSwO6