May 19 2011
Amazon appears to have won what South Carolina newspaper, The State, calls a "stunning reversal" in its battle to get a sales tax exemption in return for building a distribution center in Lexington County. Yesterday, the South Carolina House passed a measure 97-20 in favor of a five year sales tax exemption, reversing last month's 71-47 vote against - which resulted in Amazon cancelling its building plans. Apparently, Amazon has pledged to create at least 2000 full time jobs and invest at least $125 million (up from 1250 jobs and $90 million previously).
Become a Member
and discover your next great read!
Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you
Click Here to find out who said this, as well as discovering other famous literary quotes!
The Big Holiday Wordplay:
$400+ in Prizes
Visitors can view some of BookBrowse for free. Full access is for members only.
Your guide toexceptional books
BookBrowse seeks out and recommends books that we believe to be best in class. Books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, that will expand your mind and challenge you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.