What two rallies say about the fight over a natural gas tax credit | Analysis

BY: - March 9, 2020

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf has vowed to veto the legislation. A fight over a potential override vote in the Legislature is growing more likely by the day.


Fracking has led to a ‘bust’ for Pennsylvania school district finances | Opinion

BY: - February 1, 2020

While it's portrayed as an economic boon, fracking in Pennsylvania actually has led to disadvantages in state school districts.

New F&M poll: Pennsylvania voters split on fracking

BY: - January 30, 2020

Pennsylvania voters are split nearly down the middle on an environmental issue that could be vital in the 2020 presidential election.  Registered voters in the Keystone State have no clear consensus on the costs and benefits of natural gas extraction, including the hydraulic drilling technique known as fracking, results from a new Franklin & Marshall […]


Report: Pittsburgh’s fracking industry shed 400 jobs in 2019; More could be on the way for 2020 | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 6, 2020

How the argument for Restore PA just got even harder. Can Gov. Tom Wolf seal the deal on a severance tax with an industry in seeming free fall?


How Pa’s ongoing debate over nat.gas is Frack-turing Democrats | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - December 3, 2019

Think all Democrats think alike on fracking? Think again. The lucrative natural resource -- and how to use it -- has splintered traditional alliances.

President Trump is visiting Pennsylvania’s cracker plant. Here’s what you need to know about the project

BY: - August 13, 2019

The project is almost a decade in the making, and has been hailed by lawmakers as an economic success story — and by environmentalists as a potential disaster. Here's what you need to know.


NatGas foes are just like Chairman Mao? Wait? What? | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 4, 2019

Woke up this morning ... to Sopranos comparisons.