Tax increases or spending cuts?

Democrats rolled out a series of tax increases on tourists and the wealthy to balance the budget this week. From their perspective, if the LePage budget goes through, property taxes will go up. LePage wants the municipalities to absorb the cuts in their local budgets and has said he won’t support any tax increases in the budget.

Our political analysts Phil Harriman and Ethan Strimling break it all down and debate the strengths and weaknesses of both sides. 


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