Closer Look with Rose Scott


Last week the Seattle City Council voted to repeal a recently passed employee tax on large companies in the city, which includes Amazon. The tax would have charged companies who gross at least $20 million a year $275 per employee. We speak with Seattle Times staff reporter Daniel Beekman, who covers city government and local politics, about what this means for Amazon and the city of Seattle moving forward, and what lessons there are for cities vying to become home to Amazon’s second headquarters.