Patterson calls Woodward’s Opposition to Tax Cut a “Publicity Stunt”

County Executive L. Brooks Patterson proposed in his 2015 State of the County speech that the Board of Commissioners allow Oakland County taxpayers to keep more of their own money. His proposed reduction in the future county operating tax rate reflects Patterson’s belief that the taxpayers must be allowed to make decisions on how to spend their own money. “What you have here is a collision between philosophies of governing. I prefer the Republican approach of cutting taxes and giving the … [Read more...]