Milwaukee, Madison miss cut for Amazon’s second headquarters

Milwaukee, Madison miss cut for Amazon’s second headquarters

Milwaukee and Madison ares not among the 20 finalists for Amazon’s second headquarters.

Amazon on Thursday released a list of the 20 locations that are still in contention for its new $5 billion headquarters. The finalists include Los Angeles, Dallas, Philadelphia, and Midwest cities Chicago and Columbus, Ohio.

The Seattle-based company says it received 238 proposals from cities and expects to make a final selection sometime this year.

The new headquarters could employ as many as 50,000.

Madison Mayor Paul Soglin proposed Madison as the HQ2 location in September .

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