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March 18, 2019 - 12:28 pm
A new poll has found a vast majority of New Yorkers want Amazon to reconsider setting up shop in Queens -- and many blame Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for the deal disintegrating, going so far as to refer to her as a "villain."
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February 22, 2019 - 1:39 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is breaking his silence on Amazon’s decision not to open up shop in Queens amid a community backlash.
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February 21, 2019 - 2:04 pm
Opponents already convinced Amazon not to build a new headquarters in Long Island City, but they’re not done with the online retailer yet.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Suchat Pederson, The News Journal
February 21, 2019 - 11:15 am
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter early Thursday morning to hit back at a billboard in Times Square that blames her for Amazon’s decision to go rein in plans for a new headquarters in Queens.
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February 15, 2019 - 7:10 am
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.
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February 12, 2019 - 12:15 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the deal with Amazon to build a headquarters in Long Island City, Queens was a no brainer. “This was the grand prize from an economic development point of view,” he said. RELATED: De Blasio defends Amazon deal at state budget hearing | Anti-Amazon...
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Anti-Amazon Gianaris Van Bramer
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February 09, 2019 - 5:17 pm
Protesters were out in Queens Saturday amid reports that Amazon is not planning to pull its second headquarters out of Long Island City.
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January 07, 2019 - 1:02 pm
Amazon is looking to win over its "future neighbors" in Long Island City with a full-page ad.
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November 26, 2018 - 12:48 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Anti-Amazon protests were taking place in the city on Monday. RELATED: Anti-Amazon messages fill Long Island City week after deal announced | Cuomo doubles down, says Amazon HQ will cost New York 'nada' | Amazon's would-be Queens neighbors: Cynicism, some hope Over 100...
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November 23, 2018 - 2:30 pm
Residents of Long Island City say they’ve noticed an increasing amount of anti-Amazon signs and graffiti across the neighborhood to protest the online retail giant’s controversial deal with New York.
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