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with the mayor and the governor did here was to negotiate in secret a really bad deal for New York its opposition like that from local politicians and nearby residents to Amazon's plant New York City headquarters in queens that reportedly has the tech giant reconsidering the whole thing something not lost on states originally turned down for Amazon's so called H. Q. two they are dusting off proposals and hope they could try again if the Amazon New York deal comes crashing down some of the jockeying is just as aggressive as the original contest says Reuters correspondent Dan Trotta it should be said that New York has a particularly aggressive bid that it is reactivating it has some of the most impressive totals of tax credits that it's offering to , I am assigned and it's also willing to share with New York in the event that New York would accept a scaled down version of H. Q. to New York is willing to pick up the slack rotors reached out to some of the New York politicians opposed to the Amazon deal but they weren't ready to commit to a partnership with their New Jersey neighbor in order to keep Amazon in the New York metropolitan area and it's not clear Amazon would be open to that proposal other states not shy about a possible second chance include Illinois that governor's office issued a statement that he quote immediately called Amazon about the chances of rebuilding and Nashville Tennessee which is getting a smaller five thousand employee facility said it was open to an even bigger partnership but not all cities are so eager some under pressure from left leaning organizations that want Amazon to stay away dusting off all proposals however may be premature to New York location still has the backing of two of the most powerful local officials governor Andrew Cuomo and mayor bill de Blasio both you seem ready to fight to save the proposed twenty five thousand jobs Amazon would bring in exchange for the controversial three billion dollars in tax breaks