In a historic vote, the state Senate on Tuesday voted 27-22 to pass a House-Senate GOP-backed liquor privatization bill and send it to the House for consideration.
Month: June 2015
There are no natural gas well pads in Lancaster County, but Pennsylvania’s emerging natural gas industry has had a profound and positive impact on our community.
Gov. Tom Wolf wants to tax Pennsylvania’s natural gas drillers and have that money go to education.
The centerpiece of Governor Tom Wolf’s state budget died its umpteenth death around a negotiating table this week.
With potential for government gridlock growing, lobbyists and lawmakers see a scaled-down version of Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed 5 percent natural gas severance tax as the way to reach a deal on pension and liquor reforms sought by Republicans.
Dueling rallies between the natural gas industry and public education advocates sparked some heated exchanges at the state Capitol Tuesday.
The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry joined with more than 20 organizations at the state capital on Tuesday to send a message to members of the General Assembly and the governor that higher energy taxes will hinder economic growth and put good paying jobs at risk.
State Senator Gene Yaw recently became the latest Pennsylvania lawmaker to join Speaker of the House Mike Turzai’s opposition to Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed 5 percent severance tax on Marcellus Shale drillers.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed severance tax could cost thousands of job and stunt the Pennsylvania economy, business officials said Tuesday.
State Rep. Matt Baker recently joined Speaker of the House Mike Turzai’s opposition to Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed 5 percent severance tax on Marcellus Shale drillers in Pennsylvania.