Hundreds of taxpayers attend county budget hearing

Hundreds of Westchester taxpayers spoke about the county's proposed budget during a final public hearing at the Westchester County Center tonight.

County Executive Rob Astorino's proposed $2 billion budget plan includes a one-percent tax decrease and would cut hundreds of jobs, several social service programs and close mental health clinics.

The proposal also would give control of the Section 8 housing program to the state.

The budget is expected to be voted on tomorrow.

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