The tax that brought the Ballard group together has angered another Seattle entity: Amazon.
The corporation told the city that it would halt construction on a 17-story tower that is part of its expansion in downtown Seattle because of the conversation about the tax. This drew criticism from tax supporters that the company — which famously paid no federal taxes last year — is playing chicken with the city at the expense of people experiencing homelessness.
Ashley Archibald is a Staff Reporter covering local government, policy and equity. Have a story idea? She can be can reached at ashleya (at) realchangenews (dot) org. Follow Ashley on Twitter @AshleyA_RC
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