Rapp Seeks Local Testifiers for Upcoming House Finance Committee Hearing on Marcellus Shale Drilling Impact Fee
8/10/2011
Rapp Seeks Local Testifiers for Upcoming House Finance Committee Hearing on Marcellus Shale Drilling Impact Fee

Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Forest/McKean) will co-chair a House Finance Committee informational hearing regarding Marcellus Shale impact fee proposals in September.

Additionally, Rapp is searching for a limited number of local residents willing to provide testimony on whether they would support or oppose an impact fee on Marcellus Shale drilling.

“As a lawmaker who unapologetically voted against legislation to impose the largest job-killing, natural gas severance tax in American history, most District 65 residents already know where I stand on this issue,” said Rapp. “Regardless of an individual position, this informational hearing will provide an ideal opportunity to make one’s voice heard before the House Finance Committee which is responsible for all state tax legislation, including personal income taxes, school property taxes and, most recently, proposals to tax or impose impact fees on the drilling of Marcellus Shale natural gas.”

The hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 13, and will be held at the Warren Holiday Inn, beginning at 10 a.m. Anyone interested in testifying should contact Rapp’s Warren district office at (814) 723-5203 for more information.

For the latest legislative updates, visit RepRapp.com.

State Representative Kathy Rapp
65th District, Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Contact: Ty McCauslin
tmccausl@pahousegop.com
717.772.9979
(814) 723-5203
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