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New York City Council Member Argues Against Amazon's HQ2 Deal
February 11, 2019
New York City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer joins Cheddar to explain why the deal to bring Amazon's second headquarters to Long Island City shouldn't happen.
Cheddar Explores How Communities Can Come Together to End Racism
Feb 5, 2019
N.Y. Sen. Gianaris: Gov. Cuomo Is Behaving Like a 'Petulant Child' in Battle for Amazon Outpost
Amazon may have met the David to its Goliath in the epic battle for Long Island City ー provided that Gov. Cuomo doesn't stand in his way. State Sen. Michael Gianaris, who represents New York's 12th district, including Amazon's planned Long Island City outpost, said the tech giant's plan ー promising 25,000 jobs in exchange for billions in city funds ー doesn't even merit negotiation.
Nov 6, 2018
Reports of Amazon's HQ2 Split Raise Questions about Financial Incentives
Reports that Amazon may split its new headquarters between two locations is raising questions about the financial incentives offered by those cities bidding to become the new hub. “One of the questions that I’m left with following this reporting that there might be two cities instead of just one ... is whether this will change the incentives that some of the cities are offering in their draft plan,” Axios reporter Shannon Vavra told Cheddar Tuesday.
Dec 12, 2018
New York Should Rip Up Amazon HQ2 Deal and Start Over, Says Sen. Gianaris
New York may have won Amazon's HQ2 lottery, but not everyone is thrilled that the tech giant is setting up shop in Long Island City. New York State Senator Michael Gianaris joined Cheddar to explain why he thinks Amazon's HQ2 was a "great PR scam."