Seven floor amendments adopted to natural gas severance tax bill

Seven floor amendments adopted to natural gas severance tax bill

After nearly two full days of pre-Thanksgiving debate, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives considered 23 of the nearly 400 amendments filed to House Bill 1401, legislation that would implement a volumetric natural gas tax in Pennsylvania.

 

With the House not returning to voting session until December 4, here is a look at the amendments approved by the House during the still ongoing second consideration process last week.

Monday, November 27, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Bipartisan proposal would allow citizens to decide lawmaker compensation

Bipartisan proposal would allow citizens to decide lawmaker compensation

A bipartisan proposal introduced in the House, and soon to be introduced in the Senate, would create a commission of citizens that would decide at what level lawmakers should be compensated, sponsors told The PLS Reporter Tuesday.

The proposal, based on a similar endeavor currently in place in California, is considered by those pushing for it to be a good government reform measure that stems from the infamous 2005 pay raise.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
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