Shale Tax

Gov. Tom Wolf leaves the Capitol after giving his budget address, Feb. 5, 2019.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Tony Romeo
February 09, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Republicans have heaped praise on Gov. Tom Wolf's budget address Feb. 5, but that doesn't mean the road is paved for the big-ticket proposals he has outlined. Wolf framed this as "the most significant element" in his budget address: "A plan to create a new...
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Gov. Tom Wolf leaves the Capitol after giving his budget address, Feb. 5, 2019.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Tony Romeo
February 05, 2019 - 3:07 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In a rare occurrence, leaders of the Republican majority in the Pennsylvania legislature are reacting with nearly universal praise after Gov. Tom Wolf's budget address Tuesday. "Productive, positive and pragmatic" is how the Republican speaker of the House, Mike...
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Gov. Tom Wolf speaks at his 2019 inauguration, Jan. 15, 2019, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
The Office of Governor Tom Wolf via Flickr
Tony Romeo
February 05, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf will make the first budget address of his second term to Pennsylvania lawmakers Tuesday. Wolf will again propose more money for education when he lays out his budget plan for the next fiscal year. Wolf has already rolled out some of the key planks of his...
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Gov. Tom Wolf announces a new shale tax proposal at the state Capitol.
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Tony Romeo
January 31, 2019 - 2:22 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Ahead of next week’s budget address, Gov. Tom Wolf has repackaged his proposal to impose a tax on natural gas drillers. State House Republican leaders, however, remain unimpressed. This time, Wolf is proposing a shale tax that would raise about several hundred-...
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