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Tell Us: Your Take On Gov. Corbett's $1.65 Billion Shell Oil Tax Break?

Do you support Gov. Tom Corbett's proposal to give Shell Oil a $1.65 billion tax break?

Gov. Tom Corbett wants to give Shell Oil tax credits worth $1.65 billion over 25 years so the company will build a refinery in Monaca to capitalize on the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom, according to Businessweek.

Corbett says the deal could help reinvigorate manufacturing in Pennsylvania and create jobs.

Critics say Shell would probably bring its business to the state without the tax incentives. Corbett has also been criticized for

Shell is the world's second largest company by revenue and made profits of $31 billion last year.

Tell us your opinions in the comments section.


MD June 11, 2012 at 03:06 PM
Only If he will give the same small business owner a tax break too,I'm for it ! The small guy can generate jobs too !

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