The Washington Post is reporting that Amazon is reconsidering its plan to open its sprawling new HQ2 campus in New York City, due to political opposition and protests from the local community. The New York state Senate recently appointed Michael Gianaris, a vocal critic of the Amazon deal, to a board charged with reviewing the plan. Activists, union leaders and other politicians have spoken out against the deal, including New York City Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
WaPo: Amazon May Reconsider NYC HQ2 Deal
HeadlineFeb 11, 2019