Dozens Voice Concerns About Possible Gas Drilling Expansion In Penn Twp.Nearly 100 people attended a public hearing about a zoning ordinance that could expand gas drilling in Penn Township.
Businesses Seeing Major Slowdown In Marcellus Shale Drilling AreasThe slowdown in the gas fields has hit Main Street in Marcellus Shale country.
Wolf Veto Message Outlines Reasons He Rejected GOP's BudgetPennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's veto message to state lawmakers says the budget they've just sent him doesn't spend enough on education and will make the state's deficit worse.
Wolf Plans Veto Of GOP Budget, Democrats SayGov. Tom Wolf told top Pennsylvania Democratic lawmakers he will veto a Republican budget plan that falls short of his priorities, two senior Democrats said Thursday.
State House Republicans Push Wolf Taxes To Unanimous DefeatA measure combining all of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed tax increases went down unanimously Monday in the state House, but Republicans and Democrats had much different reasons for voting against it.
Wolf, Business Leaders Clash Over Proposed Natural-Gas TaxGov. Tom Wolf clashed Monday with a coalition of more than a dozen business groups that is trying to derail his proposed severance tax on natural-gas drilling, charging that they are putting gas and oil interests ahead of the schools and children that Wolf says will benefit from his plan.
Consol Energy Says Its Airport Fracking Exceeds Environmental StandardsWhen it comes to drilling for natural gas at the Pittsburgh International Airport, Consol Energy officials say no one in the nation is fracking with their level of environmental protection.
Turzai Says Governor's Tax On Shale Drilling Hurts Drilling IndustryHouse Speaker Mike Turzai, a Marshall Republican, convened an energy forum with some of his House colleagues at the Pittsburgh Technical Institute in Oakdale on Friday morning.
KD Investigates: As Drilling Ramps Up, So Do The LawsuitsGary Andreis's house in Chartiers-Houston is just downhill from a natural gas compressor station which he says has flooded his yard and poisoned his well, forcing him and his family to live on bottled water.
Wolf Seeks Billions In Higher Taxes For Schools, Tax RevampGov. Tom Wolf is asking Pennsylvania lawmakers to approve $4 billion in higher taxes and new taxes to help boost school aid and shift education funding away from local property taxes.
Democrats Say Wolf's Budget Proposal Will Be AmbitiousMore details of Gov. Tom Wolf's forthcoming budget proposal emerged Monday, as top Democratic lawmakers said Wolf's ambitious proposal must be considered as a whole, rather than as pieces.
Experts Exploring Link Between Natural Gas Drilling & EarthquakesSome places that rarely have earthquakes are having them now, and officials have linked some of them to fracking or related activities.