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Parliament Close To Passing Tax Cuts Bill

Wellington, Dec 10 NZPA - Parliament is close to passing the Government's tax cuts legislation, with the Labour Party fighting the bill to the last minute.

Labour Says Govt Veto Proves Low Income Workers Worse Off

Labour Says Govt Veto Proves Low Income Workers Worse Off
Wellington, Dec 10 NZPA - Labour said tonight it had forced the Government to admit low income workers would be worse off under its tax cuts than they would have been if the previous government's long-range package had been left alone.

Pomp And Ceremony Give Way To Verbal Sparring

By Maggie Tait of NZPA Wellington, Dec 9 NZPA - The 49th Parliament opened for business this morning amidst pomp and ceremony, but only moments into its first session the gloves were off as MPs reverted to attack mode. The contrast between ceremony and reality was stark.

Williams Quits Labour Presidency, Govt Appointments

Wellington, Dec 7 NZPA - Outgoing Labour Party President Mike Williams has also quit his appointments to government boards as the fallout from the November election continues.

English Confirms Big ACC Levy Rise Likely

English Confirms Big ACC Levy Rise Likely
Wellington, Dec 5 NZPA - Finance Minister Bill English has confirmed there is likely to be a "significant" rise in the amount workers pay to ACC from April 1 next year.

Govt Rejects Treasury Calls For Capital Gains Tax And Super Cut

Govt Rejects Treasury Calls For Capital Gains Tax And Super Cut
By Ian Llewellyn of NZPA Wellington, Dec 4 NZPA - Treasury's calls for a capital gains tax, an increase in GST and cuts to superannuation have been rejected by Finance Minister Bill English. Mr English today released Treasury's incoming briefing to the new Government.

ACC Budget Blowout Is A Beat Up, Labour Says

ACC Budget Blowout Is A Beat Up, Labour Says
Wellington, Dec 3 NZPA - Former cabinet ministers are insisting they were under no obligation to reveal a $1 billion hole in the ACC budget before the election and deny government accusations of a cover-up.

Labour Rejects Cover-Up Claim

Wellington, Dec 3 NZPA - Labour has rejected a government accusation that it covered up a $1 billion hole in the ACC budget and says it had no obligation to disclose it before the election.

Govt Says Labour Left A $1 Billion Hole In ACC Books

Govt Says Labour Left A $1 Billion Hole In ACC Books
Wellington, Dec 2 NZPA - The outgoing Labour government left behind a $1 billion hole in the ACC budget which will have to be filled, Prime Minister John Key said today.

Infrastructure Boost Part Of Stimulus Package

Infrastructure Boost Part Of Stimulus Package
Ramping up spending on large infrastructure projects will take time, but it may be possible to fast-track a host of small projects to stimulate the economy, Finance Minister Bill English says.

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