Australian PM scrambles to meet major election pledge – tax relief for millions

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media as he arrives at the Horizon Church in Sutherland in Sydney, Australia, May 19, 2019. AAP Image/Joel Carrett/via REUTERS

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s conservative coalition is scrambling to deliver on a major election campaign pledge only days after being re-elected, immediate tax breaks for tens of millions of voters which could bolster the country’s slowing economy. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said parliament may be unable to be convened in time to pass the tax […]

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