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Amazon's HQ2 farce shows need for transparency

Nov 20, 2018 - Philadelphia Inquirer

Now that Amazon has officially selected New York City and northern Virginia for its second headquarters, Philadelphia policymakers are searching high and low for a silver lining to the city's unsuccessful bid. The sad truth is that the whole cloak-and-dagger process was a sham from the start, and Amazon made off with sensitive city data on economic development plans and infrastructure investments that could give the company an unfair advantage over local businesses for years to come.