NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The New York City Council wants to know more about Amazon’s plan to build part of its second headquarters in Long Island City, Queens.

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The Council will hold three hearings to question both city officials and company executives about the closed-door negotiations that led up to Amazon’s decision.

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The hearings will take place over the next few months, with the first scheduled for December 12.

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Amazon says the move will bring at least 25,000 jobs, but many want to know more about the billions in tax incentives promised by the city and state.


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