MOULTON: Municipalities should cut spending instead of targeting taxpayers

Article Link: https://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/moulton-municipalities-should-cut-spending-instead-of-targeting-taxpayers

Discussion posted by: IRWeasel

Municipal councillors want taxpayers to believe their only option to deal with the COVID-19 budget crunch is to hike taxes or slash programs. The Association of Municipalities of Ontario repeated this false binary in an emergency call for billions in taxpayer cash from the federal and provincial governments. But there’s a third option: Cut the fat and focus on the essentials.