Comments on: Pennsylvania should rethink tax on natural gas http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2014/04/22/pennsylvania-should-rethink-tax-on-natural-gas/ Bridges, budgets, bonds Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:29:08 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Cate_Long http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/2014/04/22/pennsylvania-should-rethink-tax-on-natural-gas/comment-page-1/#comment-2471 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:01:16 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/muniland/?p=13717#comment-2471 Poll: Oklahoma Voters Favor Eliminating Tax Break for Horizontal Drilling

(Tulsa, OK: April 8, 2014): A new poll finds that Oklahoma voters strongly support eliminating tax breaks for horizontal drilling in order to provide more funding for education, public safety, highways, and other state needs.

Nearly two-thirds of voters (64 percent) oppose providing tax breaks to oil and gas companies that use the horizontal drilling process after hearing short arguments in favor and against them, while less than a third support the tax break (28 percent). Ending the horizontal drilling tax break is a popular idea across party lines, with a majority of Democrats (73 percent), independents (75 percent), and Republicans (51 percent) all opposed to the tax break.

http://okpolicy.org/poll-voters-favor-el iminating-tax-breaks-horizontal-drilling

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