Video: Capitol Press Conference to Release PBPC Severance Tax Paper

Part 1: Introduction and Overview of Paper with PBPC Director Sharon Ward.

Part 2: PBPC Research Director Michael Wood Discusses Severance Tax. Elam Herr, Assistant Executive Director of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors, Addresses the Impact of Natural Gas Drilling on Local Governments.

Part 3: Dan Fisher, Superintendent of the Bald Eagle Area School District in Centre County, and Norm Hatten, Superintendent of the Curwensville Area School District in Clearfield County, Address the Need for Local Governments to Assess Property Taxes on Oil and Gas Interests.

Part 4: Steve Stroman, Policy Director for Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future (PennFuture), and Andy Loza, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Land Trust Association, Discuss the Environmental Impact of Natural Gas Drilling.

Part 5: Sharon Ward Takes a Question from a Reporter on the Severance Tax Proposal.