Amazon received county incentives to build distribution facilities in Lakeland and Davenport. The tech giant hasn’t provided as many jobs as promised and some of its incentives should be docked, County Commissioner Melony Bell says. Commissioner George Lindsey tells Fox 13 that some $11-an-hour jobs are better for Polk than no jobs.

Source: Fox 13 News

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