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Instead of handing $2.25 billion to Amazon, Chicago could learn from the southern lawmakers who yanked a $40 million tax break from Delta.
For the last few months, I've been howling at the moon over Mayor Emanuel and Governor Rauner's proposal to fork over $2.25 billion to Amazon, the world's richest company. Actually, that's $2.25 billion and counting, as Amazon has made it clear that this is only the opening round in a nationwide competition pitting Chicago against 19 other suckers for the dubious right to house HQ2, the nickname the PR folks have devised for Amazon's second corporate headquarters.…
News & Politics, Chicago Reader
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