Long Island City in Queens, New York is home to one of Amazon's new headquarters
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Long Island City in Queens, New York is home to one of Amazon's new headquarters

New York City councilors grill Amazon execs, state official on expansion deal

Bill Radke speaks to Monica Nickelsburg, civic editor at Geekwire, about what officials were hoping to learn from Amazon's behavior in Seattle.

On Wednesday, New York City council members questioned James Patchett, president of New York City's Economic Development Corporation, Brian Huseman, vice president for public policy at Amazon, and Holly Sullivan, who led Amazon's HQ2 search, about the deal that was struck to bring Amazon to Long Island City.

What can NYC learn from our mistakes?

What can New York learn from Seattle’s Amazon experience? A city council meeting pushed for those answers today, which Geekwire’s Monica Nickelsburg was following.