Ohio among states whose Amazon pitches aren't public


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich has made no apologies for championing the confidentiality of Ohio's job-creation office, which is shielding records that could show what incentives the state has offered to attract Amazon's second headquarters.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , AP Statehouse Correspondent

Local governments won't say what they're offering Amazon

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — State and local governments have been more than happy to play up the amenities they think make their locations the best choice for Amazon's second headquarters. But many of them will not disclose the tax breaks or other financial incentives they are offering the online giant.

  • Written by By JOSH CORNFIELD , Associated Press

States rethink sexual misconduct policies after complaints

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — After a tumultuous few months that saw numerous lawmakers accused of sexual misconduct, a majority of state legislatures across the country are considering strengthening sexual harassment policies that have gone unheeded or unchanged for years.

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  • Written by By DAVID A. LIEB , Associated Press