John Michael McGrath
John Michael McGrath is a reporter at TVO,org covering provincial politics and policy.
OPINION: Toronto Mayor John Tory is unhappy with Queen’s Park’s failure to give the city new money in this year’s budget, but Toronto’s own council has done no better.
ANALYSIS: Schools and hospitals get plenty of cash to expand in this year’s budget — transit, however, does not.
OPINION: The Liberals are using the privilege of government to make a budget that will cause problems for both the New Democrats and the Progressive Conservatives in the build-up to next year's election.
ANALYSIS: Early signs suggest the Liberals hope to repeat the success of 2014 when they unveil their budget: highlight their progressive side, and beat the opposition with it.
ANALYSIS: Ombudsman Paul Dubé says the province's segregation practices need serious revision — and that the government has long been aware of systemic problems.
ANALYSIS: There is much good in the Liberal plan to cool the GTA housing market, and much politics at work, too.