Cuomo And Union Leaders Beg Bezos To Reconsider New York HQ2

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News Story Source: https://www.zerohedge.com by Tyler Durdan
The governor has had multiple phone conversations with Amazon executives, including Mr. Bezos, over the past two weeks, according to two people with knowledge of the efforts. In those calls, Mr. Cuomo said he would navigate the company through the byzantine governmental process. -New York Times

Cuomo has offered guarantees for support for the project, according to the WSJ, while Amazon executives have given no indication that the company would reconsider. 

"I've had many conversations with Amazon. I hope that they reconsider," said Cuomo ad a Thursday event in Long Island. "It would be helpful if the State Senate said that they would approve it; that would be helpful. But in the meantime I haven't heard any changes."

Amazon abruptly abandoned plans for the Long Island expansion – instead focusing efforts on their "second" HQ2 in Northern Virginia. The New York location promised up to 40,000 jobs, and a much needed revival of&nbsp
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