Evening News Brief
Written by Tom Tharp on March 26, 2021
The Excelsior pass for events such as weddings and venues such as movie theaters, stadiums and arenas was just announced by Governor Cuomo. This vaccine passport app on your phone is a free and voluntary way to prove you are vaccinated or have recently had a negative covid test via a qr code which will be read at the door. Cuomo says that this app can be used to gain entry to events which would normally be above the gathering size limit. You can download the app for android or iOS.
The New York State Attorney Generals office is calling for an investigation into Governor Cuomo over preferential covid testing for high ranking officials and Cuomo’s family members. AG Letitia James wants state ethics investigators to get involved.
The Genesee County Economic Development Center has approved Plug Powers project for the STAMP facility neat Alabama NY. They are hoping that the investments by the green energy company into the infrastructure, jobs and facility itself will bring much needed development and revenue to the area. GCDEC also approved incentives for a new solar farm in Elba and Pembroke.