Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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In Western Pennsylvania we pride ourselves on hard work for honest pay, and we believe in openness and honesty.

We live in small communities where small businesses are the heart of our economies. We don't believe that the government will bail us out and certainly don't expect the government to use our hard-earned money to bribe big corporations to come to our great commonwealth.

The deal being presented to Amazon represents all the things we don't do in Western Pa. Seems to me that we should have honesty and transparency in government.

Instead, officials like Gov. Tom Wolf continue to fall over themselves and sell out taxpayers in order to lavish massive sums of corporate welfare on the tech giant. Even worse, Mr. Wolf has been refusing to release the details of the deal he has offered to Amazon for HQ2, telling Pennsylvanians that it is a trade secret. …

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