Picente calls on Cuomo, deBlasio to bring Amazon HQ2 jobs to Oneida County

The Oneida County executive is calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York City mayor to help facilitate a partnership between Amazon's headquarters downstate with Oneida County’s drone research and development.

Posted: Dec 4, 2018 5:49 PM

ROME, N.Y. -- The Oneida County executive is calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York City mayor to help facilitate a partnership between Amazon's headquarters downstate with Oneida County’s drone research and development.

In letters to Cuomo and Bill deBlasio, picante wrote that Amazon has been clear that they intend to develop drone package delivery. And he says the best place in the nation to do that is at the Griffiss Business and Technology Park in Rome.

Amazon is getting more than a billion dollars in incentives to open in Queens.

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