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NSW needs a stimulus lifeline

NSW needs a stimulus lifeline

Retailing in NSW is in the doldrums and desperately needs a big boost from the government's tax cuts. But bad economic news could wreck the benefits of stimulus.

The media’s tax coverage plays into government strategy

The media’s tax coverage plays into government strategy

Readers discuss the media's soft-ball analysis of the government's tax cuts, and answer the question of why so many politicians are drawn to biography.

Yes, Labor made the right choice on the government’s tax cuts

Yes, Labor made the right choice on the government’s tax cuts

When it came to a tax bill that was destined to pass no matter what, Labor cut its losses. That people are seeing it as a new sellout or betrayal is utterly bewildering.

It took more than just Lambie to pass tax cuts

It took more than just Lambie to pass tax cuts

Crikey readers discuss Jacqui Lambie's crossbench support for the government's tax plan, and the idea of Boris Johnson in charge of the UK.

Experts at odds as tax plan passes

Experts at odds as tax plan passes

Good morning, early birds. The government's full tax plan has passed parliament with support from Labor following failed amendments, and ALP national secretary Noah Carroll is set to step down today in the wake of the May election loss. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

In defence of Labor’s brave and original policy direction

In defence of Labor’s brave and original policy direction

A close analysis of Labor's most recent manoeuvres proves they are still as much in opposition as they ever were!

Don’t do it, Jacqui!

Don’t do it, Jacqui!

If Lambie can't get a better deal than this, she's sold out Tasmania.

Lambie cuts a tax deal

Lambie cuts a tax deal

Good morning, early birds. Maverick Senator Jacqui Lambie agrees to support the government's tax cut plan -- oh, and there's just one condition... Plus, Labor turns the screws on Scott Morrison over former MPs' new commercial gigs.

There are no good choices for Labor

There are no good choices for Labor

The best hope Labor has is that nothing challenging happens immediately, and that it is essentially irrelevant for a year or so.

RBA urges government to boost economy

RBA urges government to boost economy

Good morning, early birds. The Reserve Bank has called on the government to boost the struggling economy, and Labor is pursuing Senate amendments to the Coalition's tax cuts after supporting them in the lower house. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.