Our not-so-beautiful balloon

Our not-so-beautiful balloon

— A long-delayed severance tax on natural gas drillers — a levy enacted by every other major gas-producing state — would go a long way toward helping Pennsylvania solve its systemic budget shortfalls and provide better funding for public education....

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— The Pennsylvania Supreme Court finally struck down the remaining key components of Act 13. The law, passed in 2012, essentially was a huge giveaway to the state’s natural gas industry. Its demise is a victory for local governmental control, property...