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Response to HopeHoops (Reply #15)

Mon Jul 16, 2012, 01:34 PM

19. Pennsylvania Statehouse Bought and Sold by Fracking Industry

There was also this article I saw today via ecowatch.

This is money is truly stunning.

Top recipients of industry money given between 2000 and April 2012 were Governor Tom Corbett (R) with $1,813,205.59, Senate President Joseph Scarnati (R-25) with $359,145.72, Rep. Dave Reed (R-62) with $137,532.33, House Majority Leader Rep. Mike Turzai (R-28) with $98,600, and Sen. Don White (R-41) with $94,150.

Furthermore, between 2007-2012, the gas industry spent an astounding $15.7 million on lobbying the PA state legislature.
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http://ecowatch.org/2012/pennsylvania-statehouse/

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