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Jacksonville – Two Florida Congressman are coming together in hopes of securing Amazon second headquarters in Jacksonville.
U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) and U.S. Rep. John Rutherford (FL-04) sent a joint letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos backing the city’s proposal.
In their proposal the two cite the Bold City as a business-friendly city and an economic center in the Southeast.
Jacksonville’s proposal is among 238 cities vying to host Amazon’s second headquarters. The company has promised to invest $5 billion in construction and create 50,000 new high-paying jobs over multiple years.
A copy of the letter can …