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Terms of Bechtel’s subsidy are rare (access required)

$9.5M deal didn’t require more hires or improvements

The $9.5 million subsidy for Bechtel Corp. approved by Maryland last month is the largest such economic development incentive the state has dealt in more than 15 years. The deal was also a rarity in that it will simply pay Bechtel to keep two-thirds of its employees in place. Most other subsidies from the state’s Sunny ...