Gov. Chris Gregoire’s time in office may be best remembered for the major deals she helped broker, often in late-night bargaining sessions in which negotiators were ordered to find a resolution. Now the Democrat, two months away from leaving Washington state government, is looking to finalize one more big agreement.
Legislation designed to encourage major online retailers like Amazon.com to locate in New Jersey has been introduced, according to the Associated Press. The legislation would allow Amazon to forego sales tax collections until September of 2013 in exchange for its $65 million investment.