Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino

New York News
6:10 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Astorino Gains From Ethics Commission Controversy

Credit Office of the Westchester County Executive

  The little known and underfunded Republican challenger for Governor in New York has been getting a boost from incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo’s troubles over alleged interference in an ethics panel. Rob Astorino has been doing his best to keep the controversy, first reported in an in-depth story in the New York Times, alive.

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WAMC News
7:44 am
Wed July 23, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the Moreland Act Commission and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and Zephyr Teachout stand together against incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Hudson Valley News
1:17 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Some Westchester Legislators Question County Exec's Outside Earnings

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino
Credit Office of the Westchester County Executive

Two Democratic Westchester County legislators are calling for a public hearing on what they allege is the county executive’s neglect of responsibilities. The criticism follows a recent article on County Executive Rob Astorino’s outside earnings.

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Politics
2:00 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Astorino Officially Nominated At GOP Convention

Republican Rob Astorino accepts the nomination for governor.
Credit Matt Ryan

Rob Astorino accepted the Republican nomination for governor at the state party convention in Westchester Thursday, saying Governor Andrew Cuomo hasn’t lived up to his promises to improve the state.

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Hudson Valley News
1:20 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

President Obama Points to NY Bridge Project As A Model

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

President Barack Obama stood on the banks of the Hudson River Wednesday, with the Tappan Zee Bridge as a backdrop. He was in Tarrytown to push a $302 billion transportation plan, and shine a light on a replacement bridge project already under way. 

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New York News
8:39 am
Thu May 15, 2014

Astorino Claims Cuomo Aid Made Him Sit In The Back During President's Speech

The Republican candidate for governor of New York, Rob Astorino, claims an aid to Governor Andrew Cuomo made him sit in the back during President Obama’s visit to the Tappan Zee Bridge Wednesday, a charge Cuomo’s spokesman denies.

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Hudson Valley News
1:20 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Some Westchester Dems Allege Astorino Is M.I.A.

BOL Majority Leader Catherine Borgia
Credit Westchester County Board of Legislators

Eight Democratic members of the Westchester County Board of Legislators allege Republican County Executive Rob Astorino is missing in action, and are calling for a special election. 

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WAMC News
7:37 am
Thu May 1, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock talks about just what the WAMC Locked Box is, Preet Bharara's subpoena, and Westchester County Democrats who want to boot Rob Astorino from his executive position due to his current campaign for governor.

New York News
12:35 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Astorino: History Shows I Can Win

Credit Office of the Westchester County Executive

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has more than $30 million in his campaign fund, and a recent poll shows him with a 30-point-lead over his likely Republican opponent, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, but the Republican says if the past is any indication, he can win the gubernatorial race this year. On WAMC’s Capitol Connection program this week, Astorino says he faced similar long odds when he won the county executive race in the heavily Democratic Westchester County.

New York News
11:13 am
Wed April 9, 2014

Astorino: Dr. Shah Should Go

Credit Office of the Westchester County Executive

Republican candidate for New York Governor Rob Astorino has called for the resignation of State Health Commissioner Nirav Shah in a video posted to his website today.

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