Press Releases

For Immediate Release
August 7, 2017

Business Association Leaders to Address Revenue Package

Tax Code Bill Will Hurt Pennsylvania’s Business Competitiveness, Significantly Increase Operating Costs for Job Creators

Please join us for a conference call to hear perspectives from a broad-based coalition of Pennsylvania business and economic leaders that will discuss the far-reaching, negative impacts of H.B. 542 – the Senate-passed Tax Code bill that has the support of the Wolf administration – on Pennsylvania’s economic climate and competitive edge.

There will be a question and answer session for journalists at the end of the discussion. Journalists should RSVP by sending an email to the contact listed below.

WHAT:           Anti-Energy Tax Coalition Statewide Media Call

WHEN:           11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 8

WHO:             Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry President Gene Barr

                       Energy Association of Pennsylvania President Terry Fitzpatrick

                       Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association President David Taylor

                       Industrial Energy Consumers of Pennsylvania Treasurer

                       and East Penn Manufacturing Senior Engineer Mark Chasse

                       Associated Petroleum Industries of Pennsylvania Executive   

                       Director  Stephanie Catarino Wissman  

                       Marcellus Shale Coalition President David Spigelmyer

                       Pennsylvania Independent Oil and Gas Association President

                       and Executive Director Dan Weaver

WHERE:         Conference call dial in: 800-374-2418 (No passcode needed)   

HARRISBURG - To RSVP, contact: PA Chamber Communications Manager Tricia Harris

                              717 720-5447 or


The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry is the state's largest broad-based business association, with its statewide membership comprising businesses of all sizes and across all industry sectors. The PA Chamber is The Statewide Voice of BusinessTM.