Delco Reps Explain Votes for Bringing Shale Tax to the House Floor

By Kathleen E. Carey
Delaware County Daily Times

The day after a discharge motion attempted to resuscitate a Marcellus shale tax, members of the Delaware County delegation shared their thoughts on move.

All of the Republicans – state Reps. Steve Barrar, R-160 of Upper Chichester, Nick Miccarelli, R-162 of Ridley Park, Jamie Santora, R-163 of Upper Darby, Alex Charlton, R-165 of Springfield, and Chris Quinn, R-168 of Middletown, voted to have the bill, HB 113, introduced by state Rep. Kate Harper, R-61, of Blue Bell, moved to the floor for a vote, bucking the majority of their own party.

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