From the daily archives: Saturday, December 1, 2012

Back in July, when Kasich first announced his proposal to raise the severance tax on oil and gas, the governor faced questions from Ohio’s farmers and landowners who were concerned they would end up footing the bill for a tax that was intended to be paid by big oil companies.

Kasich didn’t do much to quell their fears, instead insulting them, and Public Radio’s Bill Cohen, by claiming only those landowners “smart” enough to foresee his tax increase, and to include an¬†appropriate¬†clause in their lease with the gas companies, deserved to avoid it.


Kasich needs the Farm Bureau’s […]

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