Gas Drilling News
HARRISBURG - The release of a major audit concerning state regulation of the impact of Marcellus Shale drilling on water quality is the latest round in a debate stretching back a half-dozen years. State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said his agency' (read more)
To the editor: While I have always respected the opinions of Dr Terry Madonna, his column, "The real issue with the budget: Tax structure," hit a nerve because it's nothing more than a call for a massive tax increase rather than demanding that our bloate (read more)
SunnySide Supply, a safety equipment business in Washington County, is growing by leaps and bounds thanks to Marcellus Shale development. Today, SunnySide employs 15 workers - up from five in 2008 - and owner Paul Battista is proud of the well-paying job (read more)
Dr. Eli Avila, Pennsylvania's former health secretary, once tried to throw his weight around with a Harrisburg restaurant that he allegedly accused of serving old eggs. But when it came to the Legislature, Avila found he was powerless against its affinit (read more)
The following votes were taken last week by state legislators in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. FISCAL: House Bill 278 implements many state budget programs, including expanded gas drilling in state forests and state parks. The Senate approved th (read more)
The following votes were taken last week by state legislators in central and northeastern Pennsylvania. BUDGET: House Bill 2338, a $29.1 billion state budget for fiscal 2014-15. The Senate voted 26-24 and the House voted 108-95 to approve the measure and (read more)
Welcome sight We live at the corner of Stetler Drive and Park Road and are happy to see the police, Shamokin or Coal Township. Jolly Roger I see in the paper where more countries are adding graphic warnings to cigarette packs. Listen, I don't care if th (read more)
HARRISBURG — State Lawmakers approved a $29.1 billion state budget Monday night amid questions about whether its revenue projections will hold up during the coming year, but uncertainty surrounds the next step because Gov. Tom Corbett decided not to sign it immediately. (read more)

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