Amazon Received 238 Bids For Its 2nd Headquarters. San Antonio Wasn't Among Them05:40
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A student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Hill Student Center walks by a large Amazon Dash button, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. (Brynn Anderson/AP)
A student at the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Hill Student Center walks by a large Amazon Dash button, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Birmingham, Ala. (Brynn Anderson/AP)
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Amazon received 238 proposals from cities and regions that want the online retail giant to choose them as the site of its second headquarters. Amazon plans to invest over $5 billion and create as many as 50,000 jobs, and many of those cities have offered tax cuts and other incentives to lure the company.

But the mayor of San Antonio, Ron Nirenberg, took his city out of the running. Nirenberg (@Ron_Nirenberg) joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to explain why.

This segment aired on November 3, 2017.

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