Opposition to “The PRIME Act of 2018”

Incumbent District 16 Delegates Marc Korman and Ariana Kelly cosponsored Governor Hogan's legislation providing $8.5 billion to private company Amazon.com, Inc.  It is, perhaps, a sign of how dysfunctional our politics have become that this billion-dollar give-away of public resources to a company that already has $680 billion of its own money (with a CEO, JefF Bezos whose net worth is $120 billion) had the support of both the Maryland Republican Party and the Maryland Democratic Party leadership.  This massive legislation, passed with almost no public input, was opposed by some of the most learned, well-respected economists