Ex-Georgia recruiter: Bid $1B for Amazon jobs

12:21 p.m Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 Business and Money news
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Georgia and Atlanta should offer $1 billion to convince Amazon to put a new headquarters and 50,000 jobs here, a former top recruiter for the state said.

Seattle-based Amazon sparked a nationwide stir with its proposal to locate a second headquarters campus somewhere in North America. 

“You have to put lust in their hearts,” said R.K. Sehgal, a former Georgia commissioner of Industry, Trade and Tourism.

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