Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino

Hudson Valley News
8:42 am
Fri December 13, 2013

MasterCard Expands, Adds Jobs In Westchester, NYC

Credit Office of the Westchester County Executive

MasterCard is expanding its headquarters in New York’s Hudson Valley and creating a few hundred jobs.

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Hudson Valley News
10:45 pm
Tue November 26, 2013

Poll Shows Governor Cuomo With A Strong Chance Of Re-Election

Credit Pat Arnow

A poll out Monday shows New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is well-positioned to win re-election. State Republicans say it’s too early to assume an easy win for Cuomo for a second term.

The Wall Street Journal/NBC 4 New York/Marist Poll reveals that Governor Cuomo is a strong, early favorite to win re-election as he heads into 2014. 

That’s Dr. Lee Miringoff, director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion in Poughkeepsie.

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Hudson Valley News
7:52 am
Thu November 21, 2013

Westchester Receives Word Of Bond Ratings

Westchester’s re-elected county executive is touting his county’s bond ratings, which he says are the best of any county in New York State. Yet a county legislator says there is a troubling piece of information.

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Hudson Valley News
4:31 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Westchester County Executive Plans Similar Fiscal Agenda In Second Term

Credit WAMC/Allison Dunne

In New York, the Westchester County executive who was just re-elected to a second term says he plans to continue the fiscal agenda from his first term.

Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino scored a decisive win over Democratic New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson, a win he attributes to cutting spending and keeping taxes low. He says expect more of the same in the second term.

He also says he plans to work with his new neighbor - New York City’s Democratic Mayor Elect Bill de Blasio.

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Hudson Valley News
10:15 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

NYS Republicans See Larger Strength In Local Wins

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Republicans say their party’s county executive wins in the Hudson Valley and elsewhere in New York State bode well for the 2014 governor’s race.

The New York Republican State Committee’s executive director Michael Lawler was celebrating in Westchester County Tuesday night with supporters of incumbent Republican County Executive Rob Astorino, who won re-election to a second term in a county where Democrats outnumber Republicans by about 2-to-1. Here’s Lawler.

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Hudson Valley News
6:20 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Westchester Voters Re-Elect County Executive Astorino

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino
Credit WAMC/Allison Dunne

In New York, Westchester County voters chose to keep their county executive in office another four years.

Incumbent Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino thanked his roomful of supporters for his decisive win.

Democratic challenger Noam Bramson, who surprised even Astorino with how early he conceded the race, addressed his supporters around 10:30 Tuesday night.

As of early Wednesday morning, with 81 percent of districts reporting, Astorino led Bramson 55 percent to 45 percent, with about 76,000 votes to Bramson’s close to 62,000 votes.

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Hudson Valley News
3:31 am
Wed November 6, 2013

GOP Wins Three County Executive Races In The Hudson Valley

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Three counties in the Hudson Valley will stay in Republican hands.

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Hudson Valley News
9:36 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Campaign Mailing Draws Criticism from U.S. Senator

A closely-watched county executive race in the Hudson Valley has one of New York’s U.S. Senators reacting to what Democrats say is a misleading campaign mailing.

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Hudson Valley News
10:15 am
Sun October 6, 2013

Two Counties Connect For College Student Internship Program

Credit Courtesy of the Office of the Westchester County Executive

Two neighboring county executives in New York’s Hudson Valley have unveiled a Web portal to connect college students with internships.

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Hudson Valley News
7:23 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Volunteer Events Leading Up To 9/11 Begin In Westchester

Credit Courtesy of the Office of the Westchester County Executive

An event kicking off a number of volunteer activities in Westchester County to commemorate the victims and heroes of September 11 took place Tuesday at Pace University.

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