Anti-Drilling Policy Matters Ohio Says Severance Tax Too Low

It probably won’t surprise you to learn that the far left, anti-drilling group Policy Matters Ohio (PMO) doesn’t like the current proposed severance tax of 2.5% for Ohio. It’s not nearly high enough to chase drillers away for PMO, and there’s waaaay too many “tax breaks” in House Bill 375, the severance tax bill, for their taste. But then, every last dime earned by hardworking drillers belongs to the government, right? The government should just let those nasty drillers keep a little bit of it so the government can spend it on people who didn’t earn it, right? That’s the attitude of PMO…

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