Poll: 2 out of 3 NYC residents want Walmart to check into city

BROOKLYN - A recent Quinnipiac University poll shows that two out of three New York City residents support the building of a Walmart in the city.

Residents in East New York admit that a Walmart would create jobs, but it would also destroy local businesses and the jobs they create.

Councilman Charles Barron (D-Brooklyn) says that a Walmart would not provide its workers with a living wage and while it may undercut prices in the beginning, prices would likely rise once all of the competition is eliminated.

City Council holds hearing on possible Walmart in BK

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