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Maryland's incentive package for Amazon HQ2 measured in the billions of dollars

Maryland's incentive package for Amazon HQ2 measured in the billions of dollars

To lure Amazon’s proposed second headquarters and its promised 50,000 jobs to the state, Maryland has prepared an incentive package measured in the billions of dollars.

The massive collection of tax breaks and transportation projects for the online retail giant would be spread over at least 10 years, according to three people familiar with the state’s plans.

The state’s contribution to the incentive package would be enhanced by additional breaks offered by the handful of local jurisdictions competing for the project, the sources said.

“I can tell you that the state has never put together an incentive package like this before,” Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday in...

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