NDP continues to tour province, fighting to stop Sask. Party cuts

The NDP Caucus team was on the road Friday, travelling from Regina to Moose Jaw by STC to discuss and listen to the many concerns that Saskatchewan people have about the Sask. Party’s billion-dollar tax hike, and deep cuts.

“People all across the province are being hurt and have real concerns about the Sask. Party’s deep cuts and tax hikes,” said NDP Leader Trent Wotherspoon. “It’s clear the Sask. Party MLAs and cabinet have forgotten who they work for. The people we’re talking to are angry that the government is making them pay for the Sask. Party’s mismanagement, scandal and waste.”

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NDP MLAs join Saskatchewan people fighting to stop Sask. Party cuts

Today, NDP Leader Trent Wotherspoon lead several members of the NDP Caucus out across Saskatchewan to meet with families, students, community leaders, and business owners to discuss the consequences of the Sask. Party’s broken promises, callous cuts, and billion-dollar tax hikes. 

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Sask. Party rams through budget of deep cuts and tax hikes

With the passing of its budget, full of broken promises, callous cuts, tax giveaways for corporations and the wealthy and well connected, and a billion dollars in tax hikes for Saskatchewan families, the Sask. Party have shown they have forgotten for whom they are supposed to be working.

 

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What they’re saying about the budget…again

It has been nearly a week since the Sask. Party introduced their budget that hiked taxes on Saskatchewan families and small businesses while handing over millions in tax giveaways to large corporations and the province’s wealthy and well-connected.

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Sask. Party silences local voices from local school boards

Even before this year’s budget, Saskatchewan’s classrooms, their teachers, students and school boards were already a favourite target of the Sask. Party for cuts and broken promises. With the changes to the Education Act proposed in the budget, the Sask. Party is seizing control of local school board budgets and silencing local voices by further eroding local decision making.

“This change is a demonstration of pure arrogance and shows how completely out of touch the Sask. Party is when it comes to what is needed in our kids’ classrooms across Saskatchewan,” NDP Education Critic Carla Beck said. “The message being sent with this budget is that the Sask. Party doesn’t want to hear from the people who work in our kids’ classrooms and they want to completely undermine any influence that parents and communities have over their children’s education.”

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