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Kasich Applies New Tactic With Severance Tax Proposal

Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 10:42 AM

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Ohio Governor John Kasich, stock photo by Brian Bull/WCPN.

Governor John Kasich is warning Ohio oil and gas drillers --- if they keep telling Ohio legislators to block his plan to raise the severance tax on the underground energy sources, the drillers could wind up with something worse --- a ballot issue that would raise taxes on them even higher. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports there’s no clear sign that a ballot issue could be looming.

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