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Gas Drillers Are Willing to Pay Tax, Legislators Say

There are 2 comments on the Patch.com story from May 13, 2011, titled Gas Drillers Are Willing to Pay Tax, Legislators Say. In it, Patch.com reports that:

Not only are natural gas industry leaders willing to pay a tax for fracking in Pennsylvania, they have already budgeted to do so, the chairman of the House Democratic Policy Committee told those gathered at Bethlehem Town Hall this afternoon for a hearing on Marcellus Shale.

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mustg94

Zionhill, PA

#2 May 13, 2011
corbutt wants to give the gas away.Impeach the turd.
Disgusted

Carlisle, PA

#4 May 14, 2011
Of course they're willing to pay the tax.

They'll do what any taxed business does... pass it on to the consumer in the form of higher prices. Their profits will be unaffected.

It's mystifying why people don't realize that a tax on business is a tax on themselves.

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