Detroit Still Won't Reveal Its Amazon Bid

April 24, 2018

Across the U.S., many cities have debated whether the huge public subsidies offered to Amazon for its second headquarters would be worth the cost.

In Detroit it's difficult to have a fully informed debate about that because the amount of public subsidies the city and state were offering Amazon to come to Detroit remain a closely guarded secret.

The Michigan Economic Development Corp. in recent days has denied for the second time the Free Press's Freedom of Information appeal for the total amount of subsidies offered Amazon. The Free Press believes that number is and should be public information.

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