• Yes, cities should indeed fight for tech jobs

    5 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Few events have jolted the urban planning crowd quite like Amazon's process for selecting the company's new second headquarters. The company put up a massive carrot of 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in investment, and then proceeded to demand proposals from cities across North America. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Amazon received 238...
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  • Missouri offered about $2.5 billion in incentives to Amazon

    Missouri offered about $2.5 billion in incentives to Amazon

    5 monthes ago - By Stl Today

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The state of Missouri offered Amazon nearly $2.5 billion in incentives spread over 10 years in its failed bid to lure the company's second headquarters to the state, according to figures released Friday by the...
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