Impact Fee is life-changing

As a county commissioner, it is my job to focus on the well-being of all who call Tioga County home. Supporting our employers and economic development projects that create jobs and support our community is an effort that reaps dividends. The boom in natural gas and its benefits are evident on our back roads and …

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Pa.’s natural gas industry is powering the economy and leading on climate change

In a recent editorial, “Pa. doesn’t have to choose between good jobs and a healthy environment,” Clean Air Council’s Executive Director, Joseph Otis Minott, suggests that a majority of workers and voters support practical steps to protect the environment and promote jobs. The results of the November election, as well as recent polling, show just …

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Let’s not allow COVID to affect our natural gas sector

As the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s budget suffers from decreased revenues owing to COVID-19’s curtailment of business activity, I fear Gov. Wolf will attempt to fill this shortfall through additional taxes on Marcellus Shale gas.

More taxes will impede Marcellus Shale production

As the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s budget suffers from decreased revenues owing to COVID-19’s curtailment of business activity, I fear Gov. Wolf will attempt to fill this shortfall through additional taxes on Marcellus Shale gas.

Philly, where leaders’ good intentions don’t help a poor city grow

Philadelphia trails other big East Coast cities in business formation, jobs, wages, and personal wealth. To employers, it often looks as if this city is more interested in its progressive image than attracting the for-profit companies that employ most people.

OP-ED: Natural gas: Let’s keep the power on

There is no question that natural gas development in Pennsylvania has led to local, state, and national benefits. Second in the level of production in the United States, Pennsylvania’s natural gas industry has produced economic growth at the local and state level through job creation and business development. According to the most recent reports released …

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Letters to the Editor, Oct. 20, 2020

Stop the severance tax. Pennsylvania’s marketed natural gas production, primarily from the Marcellus Shale, reached almost 7 trillion cubic feet in 2019, making us the second-largest natural gas producer after Texas.

Partnerships with Local Industries Critical to Support Medical Workers During COVID-19

The coronavirus has disrupted our normal lives for longer than anyone expected.While states are transitioning away from stay-at-home orders and returning to some sense of ordinary life, it appears that our hospitals and our healthcare workers will be grappling with this pandemic into the foreseeable future. Now more than ever it is important that medical …

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