Should the state of Georgia use $1 billion+ of taxpayer funded incentives to entice Amazon to move their headquarters to Georgia?
Although we do not have a definitive bill number for this survey, there have been discussions about giving Amazon $1 Billion in taxpayer-funded incentives to entice the corporation to choose Georgia for their second headquarter location (HQ2).
NOTE: $1 Million dollars x 1000 = $1 Billion dollars
Governor Deal informed the legislators he would call a special session to approve the package if Georgia makes the short list.
The following resources explain more of the Amazon details and give insight into how large corporations impact Georgia law.
Get more info here:
- AJC poll: Georgians support enticing Amazon to the state
- 2018 Legislative Breakfast – Tom Clyde discusses Amazon bid secrecy (VIDEO)
- A Major Distraction: Is A Megadeal Like Amazon’s HQ2 Always Worth It?
- Amazon Should Stick to Capitalism and Avoid the Crony Game
- Atlanta and Georgia leaders to make big Amazon push for HQ2
- As Georgia chases Amazon, a new ‘religious liberty’ debate looms
- Sen. Michael Williams addresses the billions of proposed corporate welfare to attract Amazon (VIDEO)
- City of Amazon proposed to attract company’s HQ2 to Georgia
- Kempner: Amazon, here’s $1 billion. Please, bring Atlanta 50,000 jobs
- The Amazon Effect: How taxpayers are funding the disruption of the U.S. economy
- DeKalb Mayor Jason Lary: We’ll rename part of our city Amazon, Georgia to get HQ2
The bigger picture…
- Pro-market vs. Pro-business – How to recognize the BIG difference between the two.
- The Divide between Pro-Market and Pro-Business
- Free Market Doesn’t Mean Pro-Business