Amazon

Opinion

How small-cell and wireless technology can propel NYC despite HQ2 loss

By providing wireless and broadband connectivity to all New York City communities New York will be better equipped to serve its growing tech community.

Amazon

Policy

Why New York gives TV and film companies a $400 million break

Governor Andrew Cuomo raised the possibility of ending the state’s Film Tax Credit Program if the state Senate would cut some of the pricey measures included in its budget proposal. We explain what exactly the Film Tax Credit Program is and why Cuomo is suddenly interested in ending it.

Amazon

Policy

New Yorkers weigh in on Amazon exit

A Siena College poll released Monday confirmed that most New Yorkers were sad to see Amazon abandon plans for a new headquarters in Long Island City.

Amazon

Policy

Amazon isn’t done defending itself in New York

New Yorkers are concerned about the poor labor conditions reported at Amazon's fulfillment and distribution centers across the country.

New York City

Policy

Can New York win another HQ2?

Governor Andrew Cuomo is fighting to win back a new Amazon headquarters in Queens – along with more than 70 other parties who signed an open letter this week to Amazon boss Jeff Bezos – despite the fact that Bezos and his company have shown no signs of regretting their decision to pull out of HQ2.

New York City

Policy

Jumaane Williams' record on tech

New public advocate Jumaane Williams has a few tech positions up his sleeve.

New York State

Politics

Should New York re-think its economic development approach?

Donnie Charleston, David Friedfel, Bruce Gyory, Jim Heaney and E.J. McMahon offer their input on how to shift course after losing Amazon’s HQ2.

Andrew Cuomo

Policy

Cuomo clashes with Stewart-Cousins over HQ2

Tensions have risen between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Democratic state Senators, and withdrawing the nomination of state Sen. Michael Gianaris to the Public Authorities Control Board has added fuel to the fire.

New York State

Politics

Poll: Is New York’s economic development strategy working?

Amazon’s HQ2 controversy has drawn attention to New York’s economic development strategy – and proposed changes.

Andrew Cuomo

Opinion

NY pols and Amazon blew up their deal by acting like themselves

How Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Amazon all contributed to the death of HQ2.

Andrew Cuomo

Politics

Why Cuomo is so furious at Long Island Senate Dems

Gov. Andrew Cuomo feels Long Island state Senate Democrats said nothing on behalf of the Amazon deal until it was too late.

Amazon

Politics

Amazon breaks up with NYC and sexual harassment victims speak in Albany

Gov. Andrew Cuomo met with President Donald Trump, the state Legislature held a hearing on sexual harassment, the NYC Council dissolved Councilman Rubén Díaz Sr.’s committee and the MTA offered some details about the new L train repair plan.

New York City

Policy

The bills that would stop another Amazon deal

An overview of bills submitted to the state Legislature and New York City Council in response to Amazon's HQ2 deal and issues that it raised.

New York City

Politics

The graveyard of grandiose development dreams

Amazon's HQ2 deal isn't the first big New York City project to get axed. Here are the most significant big city projects to get killed.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Policy

Life after HQ2: now what?

HQ2’s strongest opponents are hailing Amazon's decision to pull-out of its New York City deal as a victory of progressive, grassroots organizing — but the politicians who led the fight could pay a price.

New York City

Politics

New York lost HQ2. How long will its strongest political opponents be smiling?

After Amazon announced it would be pulling out of its HQ2 deal, the tech giant's strongest opponents are hailing the about-face as a victory — but the politicians who led the fight could pay a price.

New York City

Politics

How key players are reacting to Amazon’s pull-out from NYC

New York politicians and other key players react to Amazon's decision to pull out of its major HQ2 deal in New York City.

Andrew Cuomo

Politics

Poll: Is a civil war brewing among the state Senate Democrats?

Long Island Democrats reportedly complained about the opposition to Amazon’s HQ2. How serious is the rift?

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