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Seattle Passes Smaller Corporate Tax, But Amazon Still Not Happy

The Seattle City Council voted unanimously on Monday to pass a new corporate head tax aimed at addressing the city’s problems with homelessness. Amazon, one of the companies that would be most affected, lobbied against the bill, and voiced its disappointment, despite the fact that the initial tax proposal was cut nearly in half.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Edmund Lee (@edmundlee), managing editor of Recode, about the vote.

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