Amazon-HQ-Economic Impact
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.
Amazon-HQ-Upstate NY
The mayor of Rochester, New York, says her city wants to "make a second pitch" to Amazon now that the company has dropped plans for a New York City headquarters.
Seward Comments On Amazon's Decision To cancel NYC Plans
Senator James Seward issued a statement on Amazon’s decision to abandon plans to expand in New York City. Seward calls it a lost opportunity for New York State. He says it's extremely unfortunate that a hostile political environment has resulted in the loss of 25,000 good paying jobs...
Jeff Bezos-National Enquirer
Private investigators working for Jeff Bezos have concluded that the brother of the Amazon CEO's mistress leaked the couple's intimate text messages to the National Enquirer, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday.
Amazon HQ-New York
Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned Friday about what he called "political pandering" to critics of Amazon's proposed secondary headquarters amid a report that the company is reconsidering its planned New York City headquarters.
A leading critic of New York subsidies for Amazon's plan to build a second headquarters in Queens was nominated Monday to serve on a state board with the power to reject the project, driving a wedge between opponents of the state's financial backing and supporters like Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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