• Amazon has grown its lobbying operations by a staggering amount - and it's fueling speculation about where HQ2 could be

    One year ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon has rapidly expanded its Washington, DC lobbying efforts in the last five years.
    As it strives to grow its influence in DC, a bigger corporate footprint could help.
    The DC area is seen by many experts and analysts as one of the frontrunners in the battle for Amazon's HQ2 project.
    Amazon is taking a bigger interest in what's going on in Washington, DC.
    The company has increased its lobbying spending by more than more than 400% in the last five years. It has also widely expanded both the number of issues and the number of entities it lobbies, according to Bloomberg. To do this, it has...
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