Only pricks or gadflies post stuff with no supporting evidence. There is nothing out there to support macal's OP. And if there is I challenge him to post a link. But there is nothing. I have lookedStipulated:Everyone already knows the PA Senate passed a severance tax LAST YEAR!! That is hardly news in April of 2018!!Searching only for recent stuff, I did locate this (somewhat) recent article:https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2018/03/22/report-severance-tax-proposal-could-cost-mineral-owners-millions/Here is a lift from that piece:"Wolf spokesman J.J. Abbott disputed the analysis, noting the severance tax proposal the administration has circulated to the Legislature contains language explicitly prohibiting gas companies from deducting the severance tax from royalty payments.In response, IFO director Matthew Knittel noted the language Abbott is citing is not publicly available. He said he relied on information contained in the executive budget, which was minimal.“There’s nothing in the executive budget about how those [costs] would be handled,” said Knittel. “Every state allows that tax to be passed back to landowners.” "The Wolf falsehoods (they are bald-faced lies but it is Sunday) documented there are also already well understood as such by regular posters here. Wolf thinks he can make landowners believe he has the power to change the terms of existing leases. Obama, after all, told Americans they would save money with Obamacare and be able to keep their doctor and health plan. Outrageous lies of this nature are easy for Democrats to promulgate, and extremely commonplace. Wolf has a million of 'em.One final thought on landowners and a PA severance tax:While Wolf cannot protect us from the tax, there is one measure (only) he could propose to take the sting away. He could allow PA landowners to deduct any severance tax they pay, dollar for dollar, from their PIT payment each year.You might wonder why Wolf does not put forward such a proposal as that, and instead insists on his non-existent ability to alter leases. It's an easy answer:Wolf knows law reducing landowners' PIT obligation by the amount of any severance tax, if enacted, would work and would not be challenged in court. That is NOT what Wolf wants. As a Democrat, just as was the case with Obama, Wolf wants to promise a good outcome for us while knowing full well it's simply not gonna happen. He figures if enough landowners believe his lies that he will get his severance tax.
So you don't think your Spanish company should pony up to the state like they do everywhere else in this country.
What has he lied about?
I've read direct quotes from Wolf saying he would exempt landowners.