Democratic contender for Maryland's governor's seat Rich Madaleno released a plan Monday suggesting the state attract a new headquarters for online retailer Amazon by investing $1 billion in the University of Maryland.
Madaleno said that the plan would aim to bring Amazon to College Park.
The plan would pump $250 million into UMD annually over four years. Amazon would have input on which academic programs receive the money, according to a press release.
This plan allows Maryland to offer the...