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By now, tax concessions of this magnitude for individual companies aren’t a surprise, but as I read this article, it made me recall an effort that was in the media before the pandemic to do something to halt or limit business tax incentives. I wondered what had become of the effort, which included a proposed multistate compact on tax incentives.


DCist has an article out about Amazon's pledge to help 1,000 affordable housing units on Metro-owned land in the Washington, D.C. area. Good Jobs First Research Analyst Kasia Tarczynska told the media outlet Amazon could have a far greater impact if it paid its full share in taxes and suspended its subsidies.

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