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Study: Tax Incentives Don’t Increase Natural Resource Extraction

May 29, 2012

The State Journal — These conclusions agree with the understanding of Ted Boettner, executive director of the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, which has published on this issue in its October 2011 “Marshall University Natural Gas Tax Study Proves Virtually Nothing” and, in December 2011, “Investing in the Future: Making the Severance Tax Stronger for West Virginia.” Read