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Date: January 14, 2019

They Said It!
New York Senator Blasts “Awful” Amazon HQ2 Deal As “A Scandal”

New York State Senator Mike Gianaris says community deserves greater transparency on HQ2 in New York City.

“This is not a one-way street,” Mr. Gianaris said. “Every public dollar spent to promote this awful deal is a scandal. You better believe I’m going to tell this community the other side of the story.” (The Wall Street Journal, “We Are Funding The Amazon Fight,” Jimmy Vielkind, 1.14.19)

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