Post-Gazette.com – First of a two-part series on the natural gas industry and Pennsylvania politics. Today: Pre-primary wooing. The pitch to the Marcellus Shale gas industry should be stark, the lobbyist urged Tom Corbett’s campaign. “[T]he Guv and House Ds are conspiring to move devastating amendments to the Oil & Gas Act, as well as, a severance tax bill that would make PA one of the least competitive shale gas states in the nation,” according to “talking points” attributed to Peter Gleason, a lobbyist at K&L Gates whose clients include gas firms. They might talk of “balance,” according to the document, but “in reality, are marching in line with hardcore, anti-industry environmental radicals that are the base of Pennsylvania’s Democratic Party.” The time was May 2010, and Tom Corbett was then attorney
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