Latest Colorado Amendment 58 Stories
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A well-structured severance tax on natural gas production will protect Pennsylvania taxpayers from shouldering the public costs that come with increased drilling, according to a report released today by the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center. "Natural gas extraction in the Marcellus Shale has substantial risks and substantial costs that have not yet been fully explored in the rush to drill," said Sharon Ward, Director of the non-partisan policy...
By Gargi Chakrabarty The Department of Natural Resources charged, among other duties, with policing Colorado's oil and gas industry will see its budget grow modestly if voters approve Amendment 58 in November.
By Gargi Chakrabarty An epic battle is brewing between Gov. Bill Ritter and Big Energy, and come November it will be up to voters to settle the matter.
By Todd Hartman Key players behind Amendment 58 Gov. Bill Ritter Colorado's governor is investing political capital in a measure that he sees as an investment in the state's future through higher education, environmental preservation, infrastructure and alternative energy projects.
By Todd Hartman A trio of rural officials on Thursday criticized a ballot proposal that would boost state revenues from gas and oil drilling, warning that it could drive energy companies from areas of the state where local property tax rates are higher.
By Gargi Chakrabarty A state tax on the oil and gas industry would jump a dramatic 137 percent if voters in November approve a ballot measure supported by Gov. Bill Ritter, according to a study paid for by the industry.
By Bill Richardson I must respond to the proposed Initiative 113 and the lies that are promulgated by its proponents, "A Smarter Colorado" et al.
By Todd Hartman Opponents of a measure to increase state revenues from oil and gas drilling are accusing the initiative's backers of misleading voters in a radio advertisement.
By David Falchek, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. Jul. 6--Gas exploration companies are spending millions and expecting to make many millions more from natural gas trapped in the Marcellus Shale rock formation in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
By Tillie Fong Big money is rolling in from major oil companies to fight a proposed ballot measure that would increase state tax revenues from the oil and gas industry. According to a financial statement filed Thursday, Chevron Corp., EnCana Oil and Gas Inc., and Williams Cos.
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