Archives for June 2014

Pa. small owner to Harrisburg on a job-killing energy tax:

Pa. small owner to Harrisburg on a job-killing energy tax: “Don’t do it!” https://t.co/vLZHqNN3Bq #JobsNotTaxes

[email protected] column: “The real energy revolution shrinking

[email protected] column: “The real energy revolution shrinking carbon dioxide emissions? It’s fracking.” http://t.co/XFsWTD4DNa

Money from taxes on Marcellus Shale will be going to several

Money from taxes on Marcellus Shale will be going to several projects in Franklin County http://t.co/tvvEBH8BzO via @therecordherald

[email protected]: “New energy taxes translate into another hur

[email protected]: “New energy taxes translate into another hurdle for a manufacturing comeback” http://t.co/RhMmPvq4vF http://t.co/8Yc9J5hxOu

Shale gas is invigorating the U.S. economy and will make Ame

Shale gas is invigorating the U.S. economy and will make America an arsenal of energy http://t.co/kf6AUsJRAw via @clevelanddotcom

MSC President Dave Spigelmyer: “Rig count is a clear deter

MSC President Dave Spigelmyer: “Rig count is a clear determination of jobs, economic opportunity,” via @delcotimes. http://t.co/jynVnxGk0J

Chinese energy officials visit Washington Co., Pa. to learn

Chinese energy officials visit Washington Co., Pa. to learn about safe, responsible shale development, via @TribLIVE http://t.co/T3MjFUwMxn

[email protected] report: Natural gas production in the prolific Marcel

[email protected] report: Natural gas production in the prolific Marcellus and Utica shale projected to grow 36% by 2035. https://t.co/gegiuUgx6W

Over 200K Pa. jobs stem from shale, and the impact fee has p

Over 200K Pa. jobs stem from shale, and the impact fee has produced $630M for municipalities and state government. http://t.co/EyQu6g1tnv

[email protected]: U.S. Shale Spurs Record Investments by Fore

[email protected]: U.S. Shale Spurs Record Investments by Foreign Chemicals http://t.co/bgfufIrYu1

New energy taxes would slow job growth and stifle natural ga

New energy taxes would slow job growth and stifle natural gas production, read about why in the @TLnews: http://t.co/hSCTaWHE3Z

Shale gas has made the U.S. the world’s leading natural gas

Shale gas has made the U.S. the world’s leading natural gas producer. http://t.co/3ECSJxLjWU via @sciencemagazine http://t.co/Rh0D9z14uH

Much of Pa.’s 5-year low unemployment rate “can be attribute

Much of Pa.’s 5-year low unemployment rate “can be attributed to the economic boom brought about by Marcellus Shale.” http://t.co/s0jXMM1kIA

New Energy Taxes Jeopardize Pa. Jobs. Let’s Avoid A Race T

New Energy Taxes Jeopardize Pa. Jobs. Let’s Avoid A Race To The Bottom. http://t.co/sLrmGxCSHD http://t.co/2iqLAPC8uW

A new job-crushing energy tax “could stunt the growth of thi

A new job-crushing energy tax “could stunt the growth of this very promising industry.” http://t.co/WXgs0c12PY via @TribLIVE #JobsNotTaxes

MSC letter to the Pa. General Assembly on Energy Taxes

Marcellus Quarterly Magazine, Summer 2014

Read the summer edition of Marcellus Quarterly Magazine.

Small Businesses to Harrisburg on New Energy Tax: “Don’t Do It!”

According to a new poll, when Pennsylvania voters are given a choice between a new energy tax and jobs, they choose jobs. Thanks to shale development – and the tens of thousands of good-paying, local jobs that this growing industry supports, especially for small businesses and labor organizations – Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate is well below […]

MSC in @TribLIVE: “New energy taxes will hamper economic gro

MSC in @TribLIVE: “New energy taxes will hamper economic growth at a time our state needs jobs most.” http://t.co/omO7VQTssn #JobsNotTaxes

“To spur economic growth, we must position Pennsylvania to w

“To spur economic growth, we must position Pennsylvania to welcome businesses, not continue to drive them away.” http://t.co/8t3QhyxxkN

New @CNBC report on “America’s Top States For Business” rank

New @CNBC report on “America’s Top States For Business” ranks Pa. 44. New energy taxes would only hurt Pa. even more: http://t.co/sLrmGxCSHD

Rep. Rick Saccone in @PennLive: A new energy tax “would be a

Rep. Rick Saccone in @PennLive: A new energy tax “would be a job-killing economic policy.” http://t.co/8t3QhyxxkN

(VIDEO) Pa. small business owner to Harrisburg on new, job-c

(VIDEO) Pa. small business owner to Harrisburg on new, job-crushing energy taxes: “Don’t do it!” https://t.co/d9ifYtfGcx

VIDEO: 12 Million Dollars In Shale Impact Fee Taxes Will Flo

VIDEO: 12 Million Dollars In Shale Impact Fee Taxes Will Flow Back to Lycoming County http://t.co/ovrPYwNbOi via @WBRETV

[email protected] President Volk touts college’s drilling jobs pr

[email protected] President Volk touts college’s drilling jobs programs before Congress http://t.co/IVya1nhJOL via @timestribune

McKean Co. Commissioner Joe DeMott worries that a severance

McKean Co. Commissioner Joe DeMott worries that a severance tax could short change rural municipalities like his. http://t.co/UwSfB6l1kb

Natural gas could power more local industry; “Marcellus Shal

Natural gas could power more local industry; “Marcellus Shale has created a lot of opportunities.” http://t.co/IJsLU3Dyk5 via @dailyitem

[email protected]: “We have quickly shifted from energy scarci

[email protected]: “We have quickly shifted from energy scarcity and weaker footing to abundance and leverage.” http://t.co/JXKCAZ2xl1

Locals worry new energy tax will diminish impact fee revenue

Locals worry new energy tax will diminish impact fee revenue; “They see a golden goose and want to strangle it.” http://t.co/L2QUcFHkre

North Strabane Twp. Board of Supervisors approves twp.’s fir

North Strabane Twp. Board of Supervisors approves twp.’s first Marcellus Shale drilling operation http://t.co/nsiLJOB77M via @oronline

[email protected]: Without shale, we’d have “much higher energy

[email protected]: Without shale, we’d have “much higher energy bills, higher unemployment, lower growth.” http://t.co/8VG2y87Yez

Shale “increased avg. household disposable income in 2012 by

Shale “increased avg. household disposable income in 2012 by $1,200 – a number that will grow to $2,700 by 2020.” http://t.co/8VG2y87Yez

“Natural gas is revolutionizing trucking for @UPS and the re

“Natural gas is revolutionizing trucking for @UPS and the rest of the industry and creating domestic jobs.” http://t.co/xSn0FlGeiL

New Energy Taxes Threaten Pa.’s Economic Recovery

Pennsylvania’s economy – thanks in large part to job-creating shale development – is on a path toward recovery, with more private sector jobs being created each day: “Pa. unemployment rate drops to lowest point since September 2008” (Associated Press, 6/20/14) “Pa. unemployment dips to lowest level since September 2008” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 6/20/14) “Pa. May unemployment […]

Advances in proven technologies are delivering new opportuni

Advances in proven technologies are delivering new opportunities in oil & gas exploration and production around Pa. http://t.co/IZmBi0ehEa

[email protected] column: “Fighting Russia with U.S. natural gas e

[email protected] column: “Fighting Russia with U.S. natural gas exports” http://t.co/q4xRq3rZV3

More opportunity for promising shale careers: “CCAC Washingt

More opportunity for promising shale careers: “CCAC Washington campus to offer energy courses” http://t.co/PaiIRfkhNt via @oronline

“Pennsylvanians overwhelmingly support more jobs over new en

“Pennsylvanians overwhelmingly support more jobs over new energy taxes.” http://t.co/ta9HwTnrUo via @TribLIVE

RT If You Agree! Pennsylvania Needs More Jobs, Not New Energ

RT If You Agree! Pennsylvania Needs More Jobs, Not New Energy Taxes…Let’s Avoid a Race-to-the-Bottom http://t.co/vtFygPzSTI

“Manufacturing has been growing stronger thanks to the U.S.

“Manufacturing has been growing stronger thanks to the U.S. energy boom and a steady supply of natural gas.” http://t.co/yonjNh84Up

RT @UGI_Utilities: Heading on a road trip to a fun destinati

RT @UGI_Utilities: Heading on a road trip to a fun destination this summer? Check out our latest blog post about natural gas vehicles: http…

RT @KeystoneReport: Bob Dick: PA Legislature should fix fisc

RT @KeystoneReport: Bob Dick: PA Legislature should fix fiscal woes, not raise taxes: http://t.co/1yZXiKohi3

RT @WilliamsUpdates: Blog post: Thank you, @unitedwaypgh, fo

RT @WilliamsUpdates: Blog post: Thank you, @unitedwaypgh, for recognizing our 2013 Pittsburgh office campaign http://t.co/lB04ErpYRr

[email protected] op-ed: “Singling out the [shale] industry to pay ano

[email protected] op-ed: “Singling out the [shale] industry to pay another tax is not only unfair but also would hurt farmers.” http://t.co/95yqAPLNF9

Energy = Jobs … Pennsylvania May unemployment rate at lowe

Energy = Jobs … Pennsylvania May unemployment rate at lowest level since recession began http://t.co/MpkpKYsk7w #JobsNotTaxes

New job-crushing energy “tax could stunt the growth of this

New job-crushing energy “tax could stunt the growth of this very promising industry.” http://t.co/cqNy0eluE5 via @AP

Job-destroying energy taxes put these gains at risk… Pa. u

Job-destroying energy taxes put these gains at risk… Pa. unemployment dips to lowest level since September 2008 http://t.co/7j8nlf8n8j

Why risk jobs & positive growth with new energy taxes? P

Why risk jobs & positive growth with new energy taxes? Pa. unemployment rate declines; private jobs at record high http://t.co/VLpGirWgo4

“It’s All About The Jobs.” Pennsylvania Needs More Jobs, Not

“It’s All About The Jobs.” Pennsylvania Needs More Jobs, Not New Energy Taxes. RT if You Agree! http://t.co/mdoUqCpTom

MSC in the Times-Leader: New Energy Taxes Hurt Job Creation, Manufacturing

Pennsylvania’s abundant natural gas resources continue to benefit our region. In fact, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission recently announced disbursements of shale impact fee tax revenues – which totaled nearly $225 million for 2013 – to local counties and municipalities across the commonwealth, bringing the three-year total to more than $630 million. Luzerne County, Lackawanna […]