HQ2PGH Amazon Officials Went On Site-Seeing Tour Of Pittsburgh About A Month Ago, Peduto Says By Kathleen J. Davis • May 8, 2018 Megan Farmer / KUOW Listen Listening... / 4:24 Mayor Bill Peduto tells WESA's Kevin Gavin that during a visit to Pittsburgh Amazon officials checked out possible sites for a headquarters but didn't discuss incentives the city would offer. Officials from Amazon visited Pittsburgh for a one-day trip about a month ago, Mayor Bill Peduto has confirmed. P4 Protestors Call On City Officials To Release Pittsburgh's HQ2 Bid By Kathleen J. Davis • Apr 26, 2018 Kathleen J. Davis / 90.5 WESA A few dozen protestors gathered Thursday outside the annual P4 Conference at the David Lawrence Convention Center, where city officials and local leaders were discussing how Pittsburgh can grow and be equitable simultaneously. Amazon’s HQ2 Will Hire 50,000 People, Can Pittsburgh Deliver? By Margaret J. Krauss • Feb 5, 2018 Mark Lennihan / AP Listen Listening... / 1:48 Does Pittsburgh have the workers to support Amazon's HQ2 expansion? Wherever Amazon chooses to locate its second North American headquarters, or HQ2, the company expects to hire 50,000 people over the next 10 to 15 years. Snagging Amazon HQ2: Who Wins When Tax Subsidies Lure Big Business To PA? By Margaret J. Krauss • Oct 19, 2017 Elaine Thompson / AP Images Listen Listening... / 7:08 Amazon's choice for its second headquarters will likely be based, in part, on tax breaks. What have such subsidies meant for Pennsylvanians in the past? It was Sept. 7. A quick glance at the morning’s headlines revealed President Donald Trump had made a debt ceiling deal with Democratic leaders.