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Business News: Seattle Repeals Tax On Big Business After Opposition From Amazon, Starbucks

Supporters and opponents of a tax face off at Seattle City Hall on Tuesday. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption In a victory for Amazon, the Seattle City Council voted to repeal a tax on the city's biggest businesses Tuesday, a measure designed to fund efforts to combat Seattle's large homeless population.


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Posted: 2018-06-13 11:24:00

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