Lloyd Blankfein

Hogan to lobby for bringing Amazon HQ to Baltimore

Hogan to lobby for bringing Amazon HQ to Baltimore

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said he will personally lobby Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to build the company’s massive new headquarters in Baltimore.

Hogan said he believes pitching Port Covington is the state’s best bet to win the new Amazon campus and its promised 50,000 new jobs.

“We're going to go after it as hard as we possibly can,” Hogan told reporters Friday. “It's going to be a united effort. … This could be transformative, not just for Baltimore City, but the whole state of Maryland.”

The Republican governor said he would help any developer in the state who wanted to bid for the project, but that the waterfront Port Covington development was “the best of the sites that...

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