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It's easy to make a villain of the natural gas industry

March 30, 2014

The state's Independent Fiscal Office, a nonpartisan office of the state Legislature, recently reported that Pennsylvania's taxes on the natural gas drilling boom are among the lowest in the nation....

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Apr-02-14 9:29 AM

tax them they are not going anywhere unfortunately.

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Mar-31-14 11:44 AM

rick, watch this short film called "This Is Our Country: Living with the Wild West Oil Boom".

This is how "wonderful" it is living in North Dakota.

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Mar-31-14 9:08 AM

Yes we need a source of high paying jobs, to bad the gas industry is not that source. If it was we would be reading an article about the high paying jobs not this propaganda.

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Mar-31-14 7:09 AM

Read the article today about forced pooling. See how easy it is to make them the villain?

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Mar-31-14 5:02 AM

I as a land owner am for the gas tax to be increased as long as the money is used to fix needed things or promote not go to mass transit but kept here locally where it can be used however we know where it's going to go much like that fat slimy Rendell and his slot table revenue which as been lost in the general fund. Therefore I'm strictly against this tax until the can prove. We need this money which never existed before and which we never had to balance a budget yes a budget that was the thing pork Rendell hadn't a clue what it was

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Mar-30-14 9:49 AM

"Would Pennsylvania be the second-largest producer of natural gas in the nation without a seemingly favorable tax profile for the industry?"

Of course. PA is where the gas is. tax is no tax, they are not going anywhere.

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Mar-30-14 9:08 AM

You are correct. It is very easy. Not hard at all. They do an excellent job to make it easy.

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