Beebe: Severance tax hike unlikely | Arkansas Blog

Friday, January 28, 2011

Beebe: Severance tax hike unlikely

Posted By on Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 11:19 AM

Gov. Mike Beebe said last night on AETN that although some legislators might be working toward increasing the severance tax on natural gas, the proposition is not likely to gather much steam in a legislature that appears to be dead set on not raising taxes. To the extent that legislators are working on it, keep on. We've got a lot of bad roads that are a direct result of the natural gas industry we welcomed with open arms. They do the damage. They pay the bill.

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