Posts by jan jarrett

TAX THE FRACKERS BEHIND ME

 

In the largest display of Astroturf organizing in recent memory, the Marcellus Shale industry today brought busloads of its employees and some lease-holding landowners to Harrisburg for a parade and a rally.

The industry’s “message” was drilling means jobs. But then an activist jumped to the head of the parade and moved a better idea to the front of the parade - TAX THE FRACKERS BEHIND ME.

Pennsylvania Families Come First in Alternative Budget

This week Rep. DiGirolamo (R-Bucks) unveiled the Roadmap for a Stronger Pennsylvania, a sound alternative to the budget that was proposed by the governor. The Roadmap gets us on the way toward a responsible, sustainable state spending plan that makes critical investments in education, health care and communities and delays unaffordable tax cuts.