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7:55 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Ohio House Approves Severance Tax Bill

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The Ohio House has approved legislation raising the severance tax on oil and gas drilling.

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7:56 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Two Plans To Tax Oil And Gas Drillers

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State Lawmakers are split over a pair of plans to tax oil and gas drillers.

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7:56 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Ohio Democrats Outline Budget Priorites

Minority Democrats in the Ohio Senate are releasing their priorities for the budget update Governor John Kasich is expected to unveil soon.

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7:55 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Kasich Vows To Veto Severance Tax Plan

  

Ohio Governor John Kasich says he has told lawmakers considering an increase in the severance tax on oil and gas drillers they need to come up with a fair plan to win his support.

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7:31 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Two Lawmakers Want Counties To Get Share Of Severance Tax Hike

Two Republican State Representatives are pushing for Ohio's shale-gas rich counties to get a portion of the money generated from a proposed severance tax hike on drillers.

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6:35 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

Lobbyist Urges Revisions To Oil And Gas Drilling Tax Package

A top lobbyist for Ohio's oil and gas drilling industry is urging state lawmakers to support a package of tax revisions advanced as an alternative to an earlier plan by Republican Governor John Kasich.

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6:55 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Compromise Bill Raises Tax On Oil And Gas Drillers

Ohio's oil and gas industry says it supports newly introduced severance tax changes that include a rate hike on wells in a compromise struck with the Ohio House.

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12:23 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

GOP Lawmakers Benefit From Oil And Gas Industry

As the debate over fracking and raising the state severance tax continues, campaign finance reports show oil and gas companies have poured money into Republican legislative campaign coffers over the last few years.

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7:45 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Budget Bill Vote Today

State lawmakers are scheduled to vote today on the new two year state budget bill.

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7:26 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Lawmaker Proposes Severance Tax Increase

A few months after Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich proposed raising the severance tax on oil and natural gas drillers, a Democratic state lawmaker is making a similar proposal.

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7:02 am
Fri March 8, 2013

Mandel Opposes Kasich's Severance Tax Plan

Republican State Treasurer Josh Mandel is opposing Governor John Kasich's plan to raise the severance tax on oil and gas drillers to fund an income tax cut.

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7:22 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Kasich's Budget Contains Major Tax Shift


Governor John Kasich is proposing a major shift in Ohio’s tax structure.

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10:21 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Drillers Lobby Lawmakers

Workers, employers and lobbyists for Ohio's growing oil and gas industry showed up at the Statehouse Wednesday to tout the industry's economic benefits.

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12:35 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Drillers Continue Fighting Severance Tax Hike

The American Petroleum Institute estimates Ohio's natural gas boom could bring over four billion dollars in revenue to the state over the next several years.

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7:41 pm
Wed January 2, 2013

Kasich warns drillers they may face worse than his proposed tax

One of Governor John Kasich’s top goals in 2013 is to finally convince Ohio legislators to hike the severance tax on oil and gas drillers…and use the revenue to enact a CUT in the state INCOME tax.

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