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SaveMICity - Why Michigan Didn’t Get Amazon HQ2 - Episode 9

October 24, 2018

Host: Anthony Minghine, Deputy Executive Director & COO, Michigan Municipal League

Guest: Khalil Rahal, Executive Director, Economic Development Corporation, Office of the Wayne County Executive

Michigan made a valiant effort to lure Amazon's second headquarters to our state, but we fell short. Khalil Rahal shares some of the reasons we lost out. Chief among them is the lack of a municipal finance structure that would enable us to provide adequate public transit, workforce development, and many of the other factors necessary to attract businesses and talent.