Amazon HQ2

April 26, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Hogan: Amazon Could Mean More Jobs Than Expected

Amazon is considering as many as 80,000 jobs for its “HQ2,” Gov. Larry Hogan said Tuesday. “The good news is they’re talking about direct jobs [50,000] and 80,000. And our economist at Department of Commerce says there’s at least 1-to-1 ratio, so 50,000 jobs means over a 100. Sixty or 80 means even more,” the […]

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April 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Bill Cook (D) Supports/Opposes Efforts to Sign a Deal with Amazon for Second Headquarters in Montgomery County

Bill Cook, Democratic candidate for Montgomery County Council in District 1, participated in the April 12, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by Friends of White Flint. Amy Ginsburg moderated the forum. Cook responded to this question: “As everyone knows, Montgomery County is in the running for Amazon’s second headquarters.  Imagine you have one minute with Amazon’s […]

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April 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Pete Fosselman (D) Supports/Opposes Efforts to Sign a Deal with Amazon for Second Headquarters in Montgomery County

Pete Fosselman, Democratic candidate for Montgomery County Council in District 1, participated in the April 12, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by Friends of White Flint. Amy Ginsburg moderated the forum. Fosselman responded to this question: “As everyone knows, Montgomery County is in the running for Amazon’s second headquarters.  Imagine you have one minute with Amazon’s […]

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April 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Andrew Friedson (D) Supports/Opposes Efforts to Sign a Deal with Amazon for Second Headquarters in Montgomery County

Andrew Friedson, Democratic candidate for Montgomery County Council in District 1, participated in the April 12, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by Friends of White Flint. Amy Ginsburg moderated the forum. Friedson responded to this question: “As everyone knows, Montgomery County is in the running for Amazon’s second headquarters.  Imagine you have one minute with Amazon’s […]

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April 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Ana Sol Gutierrez (D) Supports/Opposes Efforts to Sign a Deal with Amazon for Second Headquarters in Montgomery County

Ana Sol Gutierrez, Democratic candidate for Montgomery County Council in District 1, participated in the April 12, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by Friends of White Flint. Amy Ginsburg moderated the forum. Gutierrez responded to this question: “As everyone knows, Montgomery County is in the running for Amazon’s second headquarters.  Imagine you have one minute with […]

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April 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Jim McGee (D) Supports/Opposes Efforts to Sign a Deal with Amazon for Second Headquarters in Montgomery County

Jim McGee, Democratic candidate for Montgomery County Council in District 1, participated in the April 12, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by Friends of White Flint. Amy Ginsburg moderated the forum. McGee responded to this question: “As everyone knows, Montgomery County is in the running for Amazon’s second headquarters.  Imagine you have one minute with Amazon’s […]

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April 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Regina Oldak (D) Supports/Opposes Efforts to Sign a Deal with Amazon for Second Headquarters in Montgomery County

Regina Oldak, Democratic candidate for Montgomery County Council in District 1, participated in the April 12, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by Friends of White Flint. Amy Ginsburg moderated the forum. Oldak responded to this question: “As everyone knows, Montgomery County is in the running for Amazon’s second headquarters.  Imagine you have one minute with Amazon’s […]

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April 12, 2018 | Staff Writer

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Meredith Wellington (D) Supports/Opposes Efforts to Sign a Deal with Amazon for Second Headquarters in Montgomery County

Meredith Wellington, Democratic candidate for Montgomery County Council in District 1, participated in the April 12, 2018 Candidates’ Forum hosted by Friends of White Flint. Amy Ginsburg moderated the forum. Wellington responded to this question: “As everyone knows, Montgomery County is in the running for Amazon’s second headquarters.  Imagine you have one minute with Amazon’s […]

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January 22, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Riemer Meets the Media

Council President Hans Riemer meets the media Jan. 22 where the topics are Montgomery County’s selection as one of 20 potential sites for the new Amazon “HQ2,” the government shutdown and the council’s efforts to trim the current budget because of a revenue shortfall.

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January 18, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Report: Montgomery County Makes Amazon’s Short List for HQ2

Montgomery County was one of 20 metropolitan areas in North America as a potential site for Amazon’s second headquarters, according to news reports. The company, which wants to locate 50,000 jobs at a second site, reviewed 238 proposals. The list also included Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. Other sites, in alphabetical order are Atlanta; Austin, […]

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