Severance tax could be close, but it doesn’t mean what it used to

  • Marie Cusick
  • Katie Meyer, WITF

Pennsylvania is the only major gas-producing state in the country without a severance tax. It’s been a hot topic in Harrisburg for nearly a decade. Now, as the year winds down, Democratic Governor Tom Wolf and Republican legislators look like they might get a deal done on a modest severance tax.

Capitol Reporter Katie Meyer and StateImpact Pennsylvania reporter Marie Cusick have more on how this is all playing out.

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