State Rep. Jim Christiana’s Message To Gov. Wolf, Fellow Lawmakers: Take Shale Tax Off The Table

(Photo used with permission of Rep. Christiana’s office)

State Representative Jim Christiana is urging legislative leaders and Governor Tom Wolf to take a proposed severance tax on natural gas drilling off the table during final negotiations on the state budget revenue plan. During a press conference in Harrisburg yesterday, Christiana said the proposed shale gas tax would risk the future of billions in petrochemical facility investments… and jeopardize the creation of thousands of Pennsylvania jobs:

Christiana said there are plenty of other options on the table.