Amazon Cancels Plans for HQ2 in New York City

According to a report published by the New York Times, Amazon has pulled out of its proposed plans to build a corporate campus in Long Island City, Queens in New York City.

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After the location was announced in November, there was fierce opposition from many politicians and local activist groups, including from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Many reacted negatively to one of the richest companies in the world set to receive an estimated $3 billion in tax credits, according to a deal reached by the
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