County Executive Rob Astorino to bring more businesses, jobs to Westchester

The county executive says he plans to spend the coming weeks meeting with business leaders and developers to figure out how to best bring more businesses and jobs to Westchester. (1/10/14)

TARRYTOWN - Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino delivered his first major speech today since being re-elected.

The speech was delivered to the Business Council of Westchester.

Astorino said that his administration strived to create a business-friendly atmosphere in Westchester during his first term, and the plan is to continue on that path over the next four years.

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The county executive says he plans to spend the coming weeks meeting with business leaders and developers to figure out how to best bring more businesses and jobs to Westchester.

Astorino added that he has already heard from business owners in New York City where Mayor Bill de Blasio is promising to raise taxes on the wealthy.

The county executive was also asked by audience members if he plans to run for governor. He said that while he wants to continue his work in Westchester, he is considering the possibility.
 

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