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MuniPoli 101: Let’s Talk About Tax, Baby
St. John’s is facing a budget shortfall and the City can’t run deficits. If aspiring councillors don’t want to raise taxes, they must specify which services they’ll cut.
August 24, 2021
# St. John’s budget
So Moved, St. John’s: the Big Bad Budget & the End of 2020
It was clear that Council did not take budget decisions lightly. What was less clear were the rationales behind some of those tough decisions.
December 15, 2020
“Shame on you, each and every one.”
"I urge you to repeal these cuts immediately. If you do, I would be more than happy to continue in my current position as poet…
December 18, 2015
The State of the Arts: Fight or Flight?
The City of St. John’s recent handling of a public art installation and council’s arbitrary budget cuts to arts funding have spurred major resistance from…
December 17, 2015