Anaheim City Council Approves Massive Luxury Hotel Subsidy Deals



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Y/M/D Description Place
2015/06/16 With a strong showing of building trade union leaders, Anaheim City Council approves a major tax break for developers of luxury hotels in the city that gives newly constructed four-diamond hotels 70 percent of the room tax they generate for 20 years.
2016/01/31 A special City Council meeting to reconsider a controversial $158-million hotel subsidy is thwarted when council members who backed the subsidy did not attend. Instead, the meeting became an town hall where scores of residents vented their anger.
2016/07/12 Anaheim's City Council approves a tax subsidy for a 4 diamond hotel proposed by Disneyland (could be worth more than $200 million over 20 years, which would make it the richest tax giveaway in the city's history. Disneyland agrees to hire union labor. Anaheim, CA, California
2016/07/12 Praised by the county Democratic Party, Anaheim's City Council approves tax subsidies for two hotel projects to be developed by the Hong Kong-based developer Wincome Group that could be worth as much as $300 million. Anaheim, CA, California
2016/07/12 Anaheim's City Council approves a tax subsidy for a 4 diamond hotel proposed by Disneyland (could be worth more than $200 million over 20 years, which would make it the richest tax giveaway in the city's history. Disneyland agrees to hire union labor. Disneyland, Anaheim, CA
2016/07/12 UNITE-HERE Local 11, which represents hotel workers, say they support the subsidies for Disney but not for Wincome because the company has not agreed to use unionized hotel workers, although the union did not contact the company until last week. Anaheim, CA, California

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