An advertising campaign opposing tax breaks for Amazon's proposed second headquarters has been launched by an advocacy organization linked to the conservative billionaire Koch brothers.
Arlington, Virginia-based Generation Opportunity, an advocacy organization for millennials which has been widely reported to be funded by Charles and David Koch of Koch Industries, says the new digital ad will run in select markets where state and local governments are using taxpayer-backed incentives to lure HQ2.
The ad geo-targets the American markets that Amazon is currently considering as a location for HQ2, one of which is Denver.
“While small businesses and young entrepreneurs struggle,” Generation Opportunity's ad states, “government cuts special deals with Amazon, a corporation that raked in $175 billion last year! Does this look like a company that needs taxpayer cash?” the ad asks.
Read more at the Denver Business Journal: http://bit.ly/2CGHwvK