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"I'm sure that the people that are receiving end will make adjustments. They always do. Everyday Americans are also feeling the pinch. Daniel Baker who relies on food stamps once a month to supplement. Her husband's income is worried cuts to the snap program are coming our food allocation for the month, everything that we did. It's just meant for whatever meals. We have federally funded parks and museums also remained closed for what it's worth, Michelle. Franzen. ABC news, New York City. Has the opportunity Seattle missed out on to hold Amazon accountable. That's what Seattle city council members are telling workers rights advocates in New York. Komo's Corwin Hake has more Seattle city council members. Lisa Herbold, and Theresa mosquito. Wore New York, if they try to mitigate Amazon's negative impacts Amazon will push back. Most gator tales worker's rights activists in New York when Seattle proposed a per employee head tax to fight homelessness. Amazon led the opposition. Homelessness because people were dying on doors as the prosperity in Seattle burgled says Amazon's ascension has made Seattle the nation's largest company town. That's why most keta says New York must seize the opportunity. Seattle mist and ensure government subsidies for Amazon include guarantees of worker protections and mixed income housing. You have the opportunity now to build in pretensions Amazon expects to staff a new HQ two in Long Island city with twenty five thousand workers within five years. Corwin hake. Komo news.."