Stephen Ursery, Editor, Waste Age Magazine

June 8, 2004

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Pa. Voters View Trash Fee Hike As A Tax Increase

Harrisburg, Pa. — In a recent poll of likely Pennsylvania voters, 64 percent of respondents said they would consider their governor’s proposed increase in trash collection fees to be a tax hike. Gov. Ed Rendell is advocating a $5 per ton increase in trash collection fees. The Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association, an organization that opposes the proposal, commissioned the poll. The poll carries a margin of error of +/- 4 percent.

About the Author(s)

Stephen Ursery

Editor, Waste Age Magazine, Waste360

Stephen Ursery is the editor of Waste Age magazine. During his time as editor, Waste Age has won more than 20 national and regional awards. He has worked for Penton Media since August 1999. Before joining Waste Age as the magazine's managing editor, he was an associate editor for American City & County and for National Real Estate Investor.

Prior to joining Penton, Stephen worked as a reporter for The Marietta Daily Journal and The Fulton County Daily Report, both of which are located in metro Atlanta.

Stephen earned a BA in History from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn.

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