Seattle repeals per-worker tax in victory for Amazon, employers

With Amazon and Starbucks funding a ballot challenge to repeal the tax, the city's Democratic mayor and a majority of its city council said they plan to strike down the tax levy they approved about four weeks ago. The new tax would have raised $48 million annually to combat Seattle's homelessness and affordable housing crises. The Seattle area has the third-largest homeless population in the country, according to federal statistics....

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