Stop me if you’ve heard this one before …

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before …

Natural gas drillers in Pennsylvania have for nearly 14 years been allowed to extract gas from the marcellus shale formation without paying a the state a severance tax. Thanks to a caucus of bought-and-paid-for state legislators (hello, GOP majorities), huge...
Small ball

Small ball

The recent Supreme Court decision legalizing sports betting has many states’ officials rubbing their hand in glee, anticipating new sources of tax and licensing revenue. Pennsylvania is second to none, but the windfall probably won’t be quite what the...