Philly State Senators Want to Slap Marcellus Industry with 9.9% Tax

are you on drugs?We seriously wonder if some of the legislators that serve in the Pennsylvania State Legislature are on drugs. Seriously. What else can explain comments like those from Pennsylvania State Senator Vincent Hughes (Democrat from Philadelphia) in saying the Marcellus Shale industry currently pays no taxes, that the drilling industry is making PA children “suffer,” and he thinks the industry should be hit with a new 8% severance tax PLUS another 1.9% impact fee. It’s absolutely mind-blowing–like psychedelic mind blowing. Does Hughes live in an alternate universe? Oh that’s right, he’s in the back pocket of teacher$’ union$ and is $imply their tool…

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