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Maryland's Amazon HQ2 incentive package leads the pack. Here's how other cities' proposals stack up.

Maryland's Amazon HQ2 incentive package leads the pack. Here's how other cities' proposals stack up.

Maryland lawmakers approved the so-called PRIME Act this week, an $8.5 billion package filled with credits, incentives and grants aimed at cementing a deal with Amazon for its second headquarters.

The package is the largest ever offered in Maryland, which has previously only offered deals topping out in the hundreds of millions. The offer is setting the bar for the country (and one Canadian city), though many cities and states aren’t saying what they are pitching. In contrast, a small number of the 20 finalist cities say they included no incentives in...

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