Vitali to present report April 20 on Marcellus money, Pa. legislature

HAVERTOWN, April 13 – State Rep. Greg Vitali will deliver a presentation entitled “Marcellus Money and the Pennsylvania Legislature: An Analysis of the Most Recent Pennsylvania Campaign Finance Reports, Lobbying Reports and Ethics Statements Relating to Natural Gas Drilling” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20 in Lynnewood School Auditorium, 1400 Lawrence Road.

The presentation, sponsored by the Haverford Township, Radnor and Lower Merion-Narberth League of Women Voters, includes a PowerPoint slide show and outlines the natural gas industry’s campaign contributors to the legislature, the legislative recipients of these contributions and the large amounts of money spent on lobbying.

There also will be a discussion of the shortcomings of the current Pennsylvania campaign finance and lobbying laws.

The public is invited.