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Amazon building collapse
USA TODAY
March 01, 2019 - 7:43 am
New York business leaders, labor union heads and politicians signed an open letter in the New York Times attempting to woo Amazon back to Long Island City, Queens, after the company cancelled its planned second headquarters in the neighborhood on Valentine’s Day.
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Online Shopping
Dreamstime
February 28, 2019 - 10:50 am
Part of Governor Cuomo's congestion pricing plan would ensure that all purchases, whether made in a physical store or online, are subject to the same state sales tax. The money made from the sales tax would then be directed towards subway repairs.
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Sen. Michael Gianaris
Sen. Michael Gianaris
February 20, 2019 - 5:09 pm
New York State Sen. Michael Gianaris joined legislators from across the country Wednesday to call for an interstate compact to end corporate welfare.
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Queens Chamber of Commerce President Tom Grech
February 20, 2019 - 5:00 am
Business owners discuss say they stood to benefit from Amazon's move to Long Island City but they remain optimistic after seeing tremendous growth in New York.
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Ruben Diaz Sr.
City Council/John McCarten
February 17, 2019 - 11:31 am
One prominent politician has been caught in the crossfire over Ruben Diaz Sr.’s homophobic comments and the subsequent calls for his resignation: his son, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
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Amazon building collapse
USA TODAY
February 17, 2019 - 10:44 am
Opponents of Amazon’s planned Long Island City headquarters remain unapologetic as the city absorbs the news that the company no longer wants to be here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy Amazon to Newark
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
February 15, 2019 - 5:29 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is asking Amazon to take a second look at the state’s largest city for the location of their second headquarters now that the online retailer has backed out of plans to move to New York City.
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Amazon protesters
Xinhua/Sipa USA)
February 15, 2019 - 9:05 am
Lawmakers are introducing anti-tax incentive bills in the wake of the Amazon headquarters fallout.
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Long Island City
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File
February 15, 2019 - 7:09 am
Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks and the company's anti-union stance.
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Long Island City Amazon
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File
February 14, 2019 - 5:30 pm
On the streets of Queens, reaction to Amazon's decision to cancel its headquarters differed among the residents and local businesses.
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