Hillier: "We need to protect municipalites' capacity to pay"
Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington, rose in the House today in support of MPP Jim Wilson's "Capacity to Pay Act". Local municipalities have been fiscally hand-strung by arbitration decisions awarding millions of dollars to more than well-compensated public sector workers, who make between 15-30% more than their private sector counterparts. Instead of driving up property taxes on young families, on seniors and on hard-working folks across the Province, we need to reform our arbitration system to realize that places like Smiths Falls have a different capacity to pay than Windsor or Sudbury or Toronto do.Read more
"It's the taxpayers' money, not the government's"
Randy Hillier, MPP responded to debate on his Private Member's Bill to strengthen the Taxpayer Protection Act and told the Mimosa Coalition of the champagne socialists in the Liberals and the NDP that they need to wise up to the facts. The Rae NDP Government raised income taxes and gas taxes twice. The McGuinty-Wynne Liberals have broken the Taxpayer Protection Act four times since they took power.
Taxes are the biggest part of an average Canadian family's expenditure, more than hydro, food and shelter. But under the Mimosa Coalition, taxes only go up.
Ontario Taxpayers Deserve Protection and Respect
Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington rose in the House to speak to his Bill to strengthen the Taxpayer Protection Act and protect the hard-working people of Ontario from another Liberal-NDP tax grab. It's about protecting our most vulnerable citizens from increases in the largest part of their family budgets: taxes.Read more
Hillier: Premier Wynne chooses mimosas over taxpayers
Randy Hillier, MPP asked the Premier whether she would disown McGuinty's legacy and support Randy's Bill to strengthen the Taxpayer Protection Act and protect Ontario taxpayers from another champagne socialist Liberal-NDP tax grab.Read more
Hillier Stands Up for Taxpayers
(QUEEN'S PARK) - Randy Hillier, MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington, introduced a Bill today to protect Ontario taxpayers from new and higher taxes. The Bill will strengthen the Taxpayer Protection Act to ensure that all new and higher taxes are voted on by the people no matter what.Read more