Pennlive: Can You Pass the 2018 State Budget Quiz?

Pennlive.com posts a CLEAR op-ed calling on lawmakers to tax the shale drillers and raise the minimum wage. “Simple fairness, basic math, and smart policy mandate that lawmakers move, once and for all, to tax the shale drillers and raise the minimum wage. The politics are equally compelling,” writes Steve Catanese, president of SEIU Local 668.

Bucks County Courier-Times: “End free ride for frackers”

The Bucks County Courier Times editorial board makes a compelling case for a statewide shale tax, noting that, “It’s like a millionaire hitting the lottery. It just doesn’t seem right that energy companies mining natural gas in Pennsylvania, which is bloated with the stuff, essentially are getting a free ride. By that we mean they […]