It is heartening to hear that Gov. Andrew Cuomo was at least able to get Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder, on the phone.
The Times reported that the governor has had “multiple phone conversations with Amazon executives, including Mr. Bezos, over the past two weeks.”
The conspicuous absence of Mr. Bezos, both in public and private, during the process to bring part of his company’s new headquarters to Long Island City, Queens, was perfectly illustrative of the collapse in communication among all parties that scuttled the deal last month.
There is no indication that Amazon is open to reopening talks about the project. But if a few tête-à-têtes might revive a deal worth billion in potential tax revenue over the next two decades and 25,000 jobs, it’s certainly worth a try.
An open letter that ran as a full-page ad in The Times on Friday, promised that Mr. Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio would help shepherd the project through the community development and approval process, hopefully with far more transparency and far better communication than there was during the first go-round.
In another development, State Senator Michael Gianaris of Queens, an outspoken critic of the deal, is no longer nominated to to sit on the Public Authorities Control Board, which would have the ability to deep-six any final deal.
The open letter, which was signed by more than 70 unions, current and former elected officials and business and community groups, acknowledged that the public debate was more like a one-sided shouting match. “We know the public debate that followed the announcement of the Long Island City project was rough and not very welcoming,” the letter said. “Opinions are strong in New York — sometimes strident.”
But vigorous democracy and vigorous capitalism should be able to coexist. That would be an important lesson for Amazon, which pressured city officials in Seattle — its hometown — to repeal a business tax for housing and homeless service.
Those opposed to the New York project — a distinct minority of people in the city and the state — were not without cause for rage. The subways are rickety, the schools are dysfunctional, the rent is too damn high and getting higher. And the deal included billion in tax benefits for a trillion-dollar corporation.
But progressives shouldn’t stand athwart progress, yelling stop. It’s not like that billion can now be applied to city needs, as some seemed to think; it vanished along with the billion in tax revenue that could, in fact, have helped address city needs. If New York has any hope of remedying its problems, it will need a robust tax base spread across many sectors. Real-world progressive governance requires revenue.
It would be good to see the governor and the mayor working the phones with Amazon. Let’s hope they’re also talking with their constituents — friend and foe alike — to make sure that a solid foundation is ready if the company decides to reconsider.
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管家婆中特期期准“【我】……【我】【感】【觉】【身】【体】【从】【来】【没】【有】【这】【么】【好】【过】……” 【将】【自】【己】【的】【双】【手】【翻】【看】【着】，【星】【璇】【由】【于】【实】【在】【太】【过】【激】【动】，【竟】【是】【连】【一】【贯】【的】【礼】【仪】【都】【忘】【了】，【若】【是】【往】【常】【此】【刻】【他】【应】【该】【已】【经】【在】【向】【着】【龙】【瀚】【行】【礼】【道】【谢】【了】。 【许】【久】【之】【后】，【星】【璇】【才】【反】【应】【过】【来】，【连】【忙】【对】【龙】【瀚】【躬】【身】【道】：“【救】【命】【大】【恩】，【星】【璇】【感】【激】【不】【尽】，【无】【以】【为】【报】，【唯】【有】……” “【以】【身】【相】【许】！” 【温】【慧】
【第】【三】【百】【六】【十】【四】【章】【赌】【一】【次】【吧】 【后】【来】，【在】【他】【离】【开】【后】【的】【一】【个】【月】，【她】【突】【然】【发】【现】，【原】【来】【他】【又】【找】【了】【个】【女】【朋】【友】，【她】【在】【他】【发】【布】【的】【分】【享】【里】【看】【到】【他】【和】【那】【个】【女】【朋】【友】【很】【幸】【福】，【很】【快】【乐】，【两】【人】【还】【会】【在】【评】【论】【区】【聊】【天】，【怎】【么】【看】【怎】【么】【甜】【蜜】。 【他】【们】【俩】【是】【男】【女】【朋】【友】，【那】【她】【是】【他】【的】【谁】？【又】【算】【是】【什】【么】？【她】【还】【想】【着】【等】【他】【生】【日】【那】【天】【自】【己】【去】【找】【他】，【给】【他】【一】【个】【惊】【喜】。
（PS：【谢】【谢】【千】【山】【的】【月】【票】！【明】【天】【加】【更】【见】～） “【各】【位】【乘】【客】【请】【注】【意】，【我】【们】【的】【飞】【机】【遇】【到】【强】【气】【流】，【请】【大】【家】【系】【好】【安】【全】【带】，【看】【好】【自】【己】【的】【随】【身】【行】【李】【及】【物】【品】。【为】【了】【自】【身】【安】【全】，【千】【万】【不】【要】【离】【开】【座】【位】！” 【广】【播】【声】【一】【遍】【遍】【在】**【宇】【耳】【边】【响】【起】。 【声】【音】【沉】【稳】，【理】【由】【充】【足】，【听】【起】【来】【似】【乎】【并】【无】【大】【碍】。 【身】【为】【优】【秀】【演】【员】【的】**【宇】【却】【敏】【锐】【的】【发】【现】
【不】【多】【时】，【萧】【何】【站】【起】【身】，【看】【了】【劫】【一】【眼】。 【劫】【会】【意】，【一】【闪】【身】【就】【不】【知】【藏】【到】【了】【何】【处】。 【萧】【何】【深】【吸】【一】【口】【气】，【握】【剑】【在】【手】，【奋】【力】【一】【跃】【就】【向】【着】【城】【中】【心】【行】【去】。 。。 【城】【中】【心】【一】【处】【阴】【暗】【的】【地】【下】【室】【内】，【亮】【着】【微】【黄】【的】【灯】，【瓦】【数】【不】【高】，【充】【其】【量】【只】【能】【当】【做】【调】【节】【气】【氛】【的】【光】【线】。 【不】【过】【对】【于】【室】【内】【的】【诸】【多】【存】【在】【来】【说】，【已】【经】【足】【够】。 【宽】【大】【的】【会】管家婆中特期期准“【哎】，【哪】【有】【你】【这】【样】【做】【生】【意】【的】【呢】？【这】【样】【做】【生】【意】，【你】【们】【这】【酒】【馆】【就】【要】【黄】【了】【啊】！” “【哎】！【怎】【么】【这】【样】【啊】？【我】【刚】【喝】【带】【劲】，【这】【就】【走】【了】【岂】【不】【是】【很】【无】【趣】【了】【啊】！” 【张】【雨】【婷】【说】【到】【这】【里】【便】【不】【再】【理】【会】【那】【些】【食】【客】。【最】【后】【便】【对】【着】【身】【旁】【欲】【言】【又】【止】【的】【两】【个】【小】【二】【说】【道】：“【小】【光】【小】【陈】，【去】【清】【客】！” 【而】【那】【两】【名】【小】【二】【则】【你】【看】【看】【我】，【我】【看】【看】【你】。 【最】【后】【纷】【纷】
【另】【一】【边】，【吕】【骁】【风】【驰】【电】【掣】【的】【赶】【到】【城】【外】【军】【营】。 【此】【时】【的】【天】【空】【仍】【未】【破】【晓】，【四】【周】【十】【分】【安】【静】，【并】【无】【其】【他】【声】【响】，【只】【有】【巡】【夜】【士】【卒】【的】【窸】【窣】【脚】【步】。 【吕】【骁】【的】【到】【来】，【引】【起】【了】【外】【层】【哨】【卒】【斥】【候】【的】【注】【意】。 【不】【过】【在】【看】【清】【这】【位】【吕】【府】【二】【公】【子】【的】【相】【貌】【后】，【士】【卒】【们】【自】【是】【不】【敢】【阻】【拦】，【任】【由】【他】【往】【军】【中】【去】【了】。 【入】【了】【军】【营】，【吕】【骁】【直】【奔】【父】【帅】【营】【帐】。 “【二】【公】【子】
“【那】【么】，【林】【老】【师】，【这】【种】【人】【格】【我】【们】【平】【时】【应】【该】【怎】【么】【去】【辨】【认】？”【忽】【然】，【一】【个】【声】【音】【打】【断】【了】【林】【恒】【的】【讲】【述】。 【林】【恒】【嘴】【角】【一】【勾】，【看】【过】【去】，【是】【一】【个】【坐】【在】【角】【落】【里】【的】【男】【生】，【留】【着】“【艺】【术】【家】”【的】【长】【发】，【还】【梳】【了】【个】【小】【揪】【揪】，【头】【顶】【扣】【着】【帽】【子】，【看】【不】【清】【脸】。 【林】【恒】【把】【手】【里】【的】【激】【光】【笔】【转】【了】【一】【圈】，【动】【作】【潇】【洒】【自】【如】。 “【这】【位】【同】【学】【问】【得】【好】，【相】【信】【大】【家】【都】【知】
【从】【认】【识】【逸】【尘】【开】【始】，【大】【鹏】【就】【一】【直】【叫】【嚣】【着】，【要】【把】【禽】【族】【族】【长】【之】【位】【弄】【到】【手】，【享】【受】【一】【下】【上】【位】【者】【的】【威】【风】。 【可】【到】【了】【禽】【族】【领】【地】【之】【后】，【大】【鹏】【的】【这】【种】【念】【头】【很】【快】【就】【打】【消】【了】。 【不】【仅】【是】【自】【己】【没】【有】【足】【够】【的】【拥】【趸】，【而】【是】【觉】【得】【禽】【族】【族】【长】【之】【位】，【对】【自】【己】【不】【再】【有】【吸】【引】【力】，【甚】【至】【从】【心】【里】【逐】【渐】【排】【斥】【起】【来】。 【看】【了】【几】【次】【鹈】【鹕】【和】【火】【烈】【鸟】【的】【冲】【突】，【大】【鹏】【就】【深】【感】【厌】【烦】