November 14, 2018

CBS News: Can New York Make Back Its Amazon Investment

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Opponents of corporate subsidies said Amazon’s choices prove taxpayer incentives matter much less than advertised. “[A]ccess to an educated workforce and high-quality public amenities are what drive business location decisions — not the presence of low or regressive taxes,” the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy said in a statement. “These cross-state bidding wars are a waste of scarce public dollars that do nothing to move our nation forward.” Read more