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  • Boston is one of the 20 cities still in the running for Amazon‘s HQ2 project.
  • In a recent interview, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh seemed to throw shade at the incentives being offered by local governments, like the $8.5 billion package recently approved by Maryland lawmakers.
  • “You can’t give away 5 billion dollars,” Walsh said during an interview on a local Bloomberg Radio show. “You just can’t. I mean, that’s a lot of money.”
  • Boston officials have not yet elaborated on the incentives they will send Amazon’s way, if any.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh hinted at his city’s plan to lure Amazon’s HQ2 – and it doesn’t include $5 billion.

In an interview on Bloomberg Radio Monday, Walsh said, “No one’s really approached us on what [financial] incentives are needed, if any.”

Walsh went on to describe…