Town of Hamburg holds hearing about Amazon Warehouse, local leaders split on tax breaks

Hamburg

HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB)– Plans to put an Amazon warehouse in Hamburg took another step forward Wednesday night.

The town held a public hearing about the project receiving millions in tax credits. The Hamburg Industrial Development Agency will vote on the matter next week.

Local leaders have mixed opinions about the tax breaks.

State Senator Sean Ryan is against it, saying the jobs don’t pay enough.

Hamburg Supervisor James Shaw supports the project. He says it will bring jobs to the town during a tough economic time.

News 4 will continue to follow this story as it develops.

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