Natural Gas Tax
Wolf says his natural gas drilling tax plan could raise $1 billion, most of which would go to education.
Wolf, a Democrat, will appear Wednesday at Caln Elementary School in Thorndale, about 30 miles west of Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett’s budget secretary says the administration is not ruling out a tax on natural gas drilling as Corbett and lawmakers grapple with a budget deficit of more than a billion dollars.
It’s a critical week ahead for supporters of a tax on Pennsylvania’s natural gas drilling industry.
Governor Rendell is ripping state Senate Republicans, accusing them of stalling efforts to pass a tax on the state’s fledgling natural gas drilling industry.
Republicans who control the Pennsylvania Senate are seeking an opinion on whether a bill passed by the House to impose a gas the natural gas drilling industry violates the state constitution.