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House lawmakers still have questions about Pennsylvania’s Amazon incentives package

BY: - February 28, 2019

Pennsylvania didn’t land Amazon’s much-coveted second headquarters, but lawmakers still have questions about the $4.5 billion incentive deal state officials put together. Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin faced questions from Rep. Leanne Krueger, D-Delaware, on the state’s fiscal goodie bag for the online retail giant during a House Appropriations Committee hearing […]

Amazon is pulling out of New York, won’t reopen HQ2 search

BY: - February 14, 2019

Amazon announced Thursday it will not open a corporate campus in New York City, after state lawmakers tried to block billions in subsidies to the tech behemoth. The company chose Long Island City in Queens and part of Northern Virginia as the winners of its HQ2 competition. Pennsylvania’s largest cities, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, were finalists. […]