- New York governor Andrew Cuomo is trying to get Amazon to reverse its decision to ditch its HQ2 plans for the city.
- According to The New York Times, Cuomo has been speaking to Amazon execs, including CEO Jeff Bezos, to try and get the company to change course.
- Business leaders in NYC are also calling on Amazon to reconsider.
Andrew Cuomo is determined to win Jeff Bezos back.
According to a report from The New York Times published Thursday, the New York governor has been quietly pleading with Amazon and its founder to take back its abrupt decision to abandon its plans for an HQ2 headquarters in New York City.
Amazon had announced the city as a location for part of its expansion, but backed out following fierce opposition from activists concerned about gentrification and the tax incentives it was offered as part of the deal.
The Times is reporting that Cuomo has spoken to Amazon executives…