President Biden to visit Poughkeepsie

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President Biden will be just south of the Capital Region on Thursday. The White House says the president will deliver remarks on creating jobs in the Hudson Valley and lowering costs.

He is touting the recently passed CHIPS Act.

IBM says the federal money will help advance new breakthroughs critical to the site’s role as the nation’s leading quantum computation center.

NewsChannel 13 will be in Poughkeepsie for the president’s visit. We will have live reports throughout our newscasts.

Funding from the CHIPS Act will also support expansion at GlobalFoundries in Saratoga County. A second GlobalFoundries facility in Malta is expected to create more than 1,000 new jobs.