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CEA Mid-Atlantic Executive Director Mike Butler discusses how a severance tax on energy production will harm families, farmers, and manufacturers across Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia is among 20 finalists for Amazon’s second headquarters and the gold rush-like effect – the creation of thousands of jobs, millions in much-needed tax revenue and decades’ worth of economic growth – few industries can provide. Except energy.

To power a facility like this, lawmakers should hail the continued development of our state’s energy sector. Instead, some keep taking about a job- and growth-killing severance tax on natural gas production.

Read more – Philadelphia Business Journal