Andrew Cuomo

“I’ll change my name to Amazon Cuomo if that’s what it takes,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said to reporters on Monday in reference to his determination to land Amazon’s second headquarters, HQ2.
Cities and states have proposed billions of dollars in economic incentives in an effort to woo Amazon into naming them the host of HQ2.
New York is reportedly still in active talks with Amazon, and the company now plans to split HQ2 between two locations, The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

As the competition for Amazon’s second headquarters heats up, cities and states are getting increasingly desperate to win over the e-commerce giant.

“I’ll change my name to Amazon Cuomo if that’s what it takes,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told reporters at an event on Monday, referring to his determination to land Amazon’s second headquarters.

The Wall Street Journal reported over the weekend that New York is “still actively talking with Amazon, although it’s unclear how far along they are in the process.” The e-commerce giant is also reportedly in discussion with Crystal City, Virginia, and Dallas.

On Monday, The Journal reported that Amazon is planning to split its …read more

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