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December 07, 2016
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PA House split on natural gas legislation; Job creators or corporate giveaways?

Democratic Representative Frank Dermody countered that the incentives or tax breaks would add $60 million to an already-approved $2 billion in breaks to some of the wealthiest companies in the world. He said of the three bills that passed, “When you total it all up, that’s $60 million out of the general fund; $60 million that could go to education, our children, social services. We are talking about the richest corporations, Exxon Mobile, Royal Dutch Shell; we are now going to build gas stations for them.”