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Hochul wants to revive Amazon ‘HQ2’ deal to anchor the Brooklyn Army Terminal

Governor Kathy Hochul plans to speak with Amazon Chairman Jeff Bezos in the coming weeks to explore whether or not talks can be revived to locate a major global headquarters in New York City — a since defunct proposal that

Commerce

Democrats don’t make a case for regulating Big Tech

BY MARK JAMISON In a recent blog post, I wrote that July’s House Judiciary Committee hearing featuring Big Tech CEOs from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google turned into two hearings: one for Democrats, who largely want to control the companies’ business models and

Commerce

Will Amazon HQ2 become another magnet for corruption?

BY MICAH MORRISON The Amazon HQ2 sweepstakes is over and the winner is Queens, New York. And some place in Virginia called National Landing. And Nashville, Tennessee. New York and Virginia will split Amazon’s second headquarters, while Nashville gets a consolation