"Maybe if there weren't all these men running companies we would possibly have different results," says Alicia Glen, outgoing New York City deputy mayor for development.
Sen. Cory Booker introduced a bill on Thursday to legalize marijuana nationwide as he mounts his presidential campaign. Cosponsors of the bill, known as the Marijuana Justice Act, include fellow 2020 Democratic contenders.
The development marks a rare showing of political unity between the notorious political rivals Gov. Andrew Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, including notable movement on the contentious issue of congestion pricing.
Recode co-founder Kara Swisher joins "Squawk Alley" to discuss Amazon's decision to cancel its plans to build a headquarters in New York City.
Former U.S. Congressman Barney Frank (D-Mass.) joins "Squawk Box" to give his take on the Amazon HQ2 controversy in New York.
Feb 14- More than a year of work to bring Amazon.com Inc's headquarters and tens of thousands of jobs to New York City ended on Thursday with a couple of phone calls. Jay Carney, the company's top policy executive, told New York Governor Andrew Cuomo that the world's biggest online retailer would not go ahead with plans to invest $2.5 billion to build a second head...
"I wish Amazon had stuck it out a little bit longer, because in the long term I believe that this would have been a good deal for both," said Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y.
NEW YORK, Feb 14- Amazon.com Inc's decision on Thursday to scrap its proposal to locate a second headquarters in the Queens borough of New York City ignited a sea of dueling reactions on Twitter, with some calling it a victory for working people while others said it meant that fewer people would work. Some people who praised the pullout included references to the...
NEW YORK, Feb 14- Amazon.com Inc abruptly scrapped plans to build a major outpost in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs, blaming opposition from local leaders upset by the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised by state and city politicians. Opponents of the project feared congestion and higher rents in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens,...
Feb 14- Amazon.com Inc abruptly scrapped plans for a new headquarters in New York that could have created 25,000 jobs, blaming opposition from local leaders upset by the nearly $3 billion in incentives promised by state and city politicians. Opponents of the project feared congestion and higher rents in Long Island City, Queens, and objected to incentives for a...
New York City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer also says he is against Amazon's plans for HQ2 in Queens because of the company's stances on immigration control.
Opponents of Amazon new headquarters in New York include Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who cheered the report.
The response to the HQ2 announcement sets up a political clash for Amazon — a company that has had no shortage of battles with officials as it extends its reach across the country and globe.
Investigators have been searching coast to coast for the culprit and motives behind the bizarre mail bomb plot aimed at critics of the president.
Other political leaders, including New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, described the actions as "terrorism" in their statements Wednesday.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called the live explosive package sent to the Time Warner Center building in Manhattan Wednesday an "act of terror."
The New York Times reported on Tuesday that Trump and his family committed "instances of outright fraud" in order to transfer millions of dollars from the president's father, Fred Trump to his children without paying the appropriate taxes.
France's education ministry hopes that its smartphone ban will get schoolchildren to pay more attention in class and interact more, The New York Times reports. Students' reply? "Annoying," one teenager said.
Thousands of migrant kids have flooded into a New York City nonprofit -- arriving at all hours of the day and night. The organizations' revenue has tripled in recent years, USA Today reports.
The Democrat's call comes as he has tacked more leftward, seeking a third term as New York governor, and amid speculation that he could run for his party's presidential nomination in 2020.