Joshua Bowen, the owner of John Brown Smokehouse in Long Island City, accused Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer of defamation and suppressing his free speech.
The proposal notes that application developers in New York earn $51.46 an hour, ten dollars less than their counterparts in Seattle.
Several anti-Amazon actions are planned for the post-Thanksgiving consumer holidays.
Yes, Jeff Bezos will get billions of dollars in special dispensation, insisted Cuomo, but because that'll only be an estimated 10 percent of his company's total New York tax bill, taxpayers will still come out ahead.
A broad coalition of lawmakers, activist groups and outraged locals gathered in Long Island City to denounce the Amazon news.
'A lot of landlords are going to be able to flip the properties and get higher rents, more than they got yesterday, just off the Amazon announcement...'
Did Cuomo cut a good or bad deal here for New Yorkers?
Amazon has officially announced its plan to bring a second and third "headquarters" to New York City and Northern Virginia.
How many jobs would NYC actually get? And how much is it going to cost us?
Slam dunk, my friend.
Nothing's more attractive to a corporate behemoth than the sweet smell of desperation.
"It's a transfer of wealth to the corporations — that's the only objectively true thing you can say about it."
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