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BROOKLINE, August 16, 2011 – State Senator Wayne D. Fontana today said he plans to amend existing Marcellus Shale impact fee legislation to dedicate a one-third share of the revenue to repair roads and bridges statewide. Fontana said a dedicated funding stream for transportation projects would create immediate jobs and reduce what taxpayers would need […]

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HARRISBURG, August 8, 2011 – Senator Wayne D. Fontana, responding to today’s comments made by Lieutenant Governor Jim Cawley, called the administration’s position on the imposition of a severance fee on Marcellus shale drilling short-sighted. Fontana disagrees with Cawley’s stance on taxing the industry – arguing that natural gas drilling companies cannot be lumped together […]

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