The province increased program spending by 11.5 per cent in 2022/23.
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The province spent $171 million on business subsidies in 2019.
The average family in the province will pay more than 43 per cent of its income in taxes this year.
The province had the fifth-highest tax rate on personal income for those who made $50,000.
Among nine P.E.I. premiers since 1965, Premier King has overseen the third-highest average annual increase in per-person spending.
Private-sector workers in the province are more likely to lose their jobs in any given year than government workers.