Tech-fueled housing battle brews in booming Seattle

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/finance-real-estate/tech-fueled-housing-battle-brews-in-booming-seattle/ar-BBJ1hAE

http://archive.is/u58qQ

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HB 2673: WA sales tax breaks for data centers

Crony tax break on sales tax for tech corporations.

http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2673&Year=2018

Rep. Springer (D-45), who introduced the bill, received the legally maximum donations to his upcoming 2018 campaign from Comcast, Charter Communications, AT&T, T-Mobile, Microsoft, Amazon, and a number of other tech companies in the data service business.

The “Amazon Amendment” Would Effectively Hand Government Purchasing Power Over to Amazon

https://theintercept.com/2017/11/02/amazon-amendment-online-marketplaces/

http://archive.is/gQcVr

Update: Legislation passed

https://theintercept.com/2017/11/10/amazon-amendment-ndaa-congress/

http://archive.is/yubk5