Charlotte competed with Tampa, Fla., and Chandler, Ariz., for a PayPal operations center that is now leaving the city over a new state law that limits LGBT protections, according to minutes of a closed-session county commission meeting. In this photo, PayPal’s John McCabe and Gov. Pat McCrory celebrate the company’s earlier plans to expand in Charlotte.
Charlotte competed with Tampa, Fla., and Chandler, Ariz., for a PayPal operations center that is now leaving the city over a new state law that limits LGBT protections, according to minutes of a closed-session county commission meeting. In this photo, PayPal’s John McCabe and Gov. Pat McCrory celebrate the company’s earlier plans to expand in Charlotte. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
Charlotte competed with Tampa, Fla., and Chandler, Ariz., for a PayPal operations center that is now leaving the city over a new state law that limits LGBT protections, according to minutes of a closed-session county commission meeting. In this photo, PayPal’s John McCabe and Gov. Pat McCrory celebrate the company’s earlier plans to expand in Charlotte. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com

PayPal eyed incentives in Florida, Arizona before picking Charlotte

April 06, 2016 05:53 PM

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