In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to lure the company and its thousands of high-paying tech jobs, offering billions in tax…
By Joseph Pisani, Associated Press
Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks and the company's anti-union stance.
By Michael R. Sisak, Josh Boak, Associated Press
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By Joshua Barajas, Erica R. Hendry
Andrew Cuomo of New York, Dannel Malloy of Connecticut and Phil Murphy of New Jersey announced Friday that they’re talking to leaders of other states that stand to be hurt by the federal tax plan that’s expected to cost taxpayers…
By David Klepper, Associated Press
By Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
In New Jersey and California, top Democratic officials want to let people make charitable contributions to the state instead of paying certain taxes. In Connecticut and New York, officials are exploring a switch from income taxes to new ones on…
By Dayana Morales Gomez
Rhode Island is now considering a similar measure, which would make two years of college free for in-state students.
Mulvaney said the CBO is "really good at counting numbers but maybe not that good about counting coverage."…
By Lisa Lerer and Jake Pearson, Associated Press
NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton linked herself to a successful effort to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour Monday, part of an effort to woo working class voters ahead of competitive Democratic primary contests in Wisconsin and New…
By Associated Press
2014 is a year of auditioning, positioning, networking and just plain hard work for people who might run for president in 2016. There's plenty to do, and the pace has quickened since The Associated Press last took a broad look…
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