Sunday, January 31, 2010

Sunday Newsclips

The Allentown Morning Call reported this morning energy companies spent at least $1 million on lobbying and contributed thousands of dollars to various lawmakers last year partly in an effort to oppose the natural gas production severance tax.
Range Resources, the Call said, spent $228,869 on lobbing between January and September and, through its political action committee, contributed $16,000 to the campaigns of various lawmakers. Gubernatorial candidates received $12,250 including Republican Tom Corbett, Democrats Jack Wagner and Dan Onorato. Senators Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson) and Jake Corman (R-Centre) received $2,000 from the company.
Others reporting lobbying expenses include: Spectra Energy Transmission- $153,000 and Independent Oil and Gas Association- $20,000 in campaign contributions.
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