Amazon has paused construction of a building and may sublease other space, pending the outcome of a Seattle City Council vote on a proposed head tax on large employers.

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The Seattle City Council is considering a tax on employee hours at large employers to raise money to fund homelessness services.

On Wednesday, Amazon officials announced it paused construction of a building and will sublease other space, pending the outcome of the vote.

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Horsey is a syndicated political cartoonist.  See more of David’s work at: st.news/DavidHorsey