New York misses billions of dollars in investments now that Amazon has canceled plans to add corporate offices in Queens, Mr. Gregory Meeks, DN.Y, CNBC announced on Thursday. div.group p: first-child "/>
" I think it's a sad day for New York, "said the congressman for" Closing Bell. " It was a long-term investment in the city. "The development would include 25,000 jobs – many of which paid $ 150,000 or more – that could diversify New York's economy beyond financial services and help protect against economic downturn," said Mike, whose congressional district covers a big part of Queens
from the transaction "a bit too quick to my judgment," he said.
The Seattle Technological Giant decided not to build part of the so-called State and Congress Representatives Some Democratic Politicians were Critics For Private negotiations that led ha to a deal that traded $ 3 billion in tax incentives for the project
"said US Senator Michael Gianaris in a later publication of Closing Bell." The Democrat has presented the 1
Amazon said that this was giving way to plans because "a number of state and local politicians have made it clear that they are opposed to our presence and will not work with us ", although" polls show that 70% of the population and New York support our plans and investments. " His reasons for opposing the deal include the anti-union position of the company and its willingness to work with the US immigration and customs administration.
"I do not think it's a good idea anywhere in this country to throw subsidies on companies that do not
Mix compares the $ 3 billion grant to invest money into a bank account that would provide $ 25 billion future revenue for the city and the state, together with future jobs, could be an opportunity for Amazon and New York to compromise on a deal that will work, he added, "was a good deal for both," said Mix, that there is room for both sides to blame. "
Janaris opposed this feeling stating that the subway system is in a "collapsing", but tax relief is given to a company "that does not need it."
"At the moment someone said," We do not like what you made it here, let's have a bigger conversation, "they went away, not like this conversation," he said.
New York City helped bring the prosecution to attract Amazon to the state along with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, said in a statement that "a small group of [of] politicians put their own narrow political interests over their community" and that "they must be held replies by "this lost economic opportunity. "
In his own statement, de Blazzus said," We gave the Amazon the opportunity to be a good neighbor, "but the company" rejected this opportunity "instead of working with the community.
] Rep. Alexandria Occasio-Cortez, DN. Y., one of the most powerful critics of this move, said in a tweet that "a group of devout, everyday New Yorkers and their neighbors defeated the corporate greed of the Amazon, the exploitation of the worker and the power of the richest man in the world. "It represents parts of New York that bordered on its former headquarters." Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Also noted the withdrawal of the Amazon, citing the company "withdrew from billions of bribes to the taxpayer because some elected representatives in New York do not mock them enough. "
Amazon's shares closed more than 1% on Thursday