Astorino critics question GOP hires as Westchester fires workers
VideosJudge refuses to stop CSEA layoffs Judge refuses to stop CSEA layoffs in Westchester Exec. Astorino paints bleak financial future
In late November, two weeks before Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino was to sign a $1.7 billion budget that would lay off about 70 workers, he hired Lynne Colavita, the wife of Republican Eastchester Supervisor Anthony Colavita, as an assistant county attorney.
Colavita earns $103,065 a year, not including benefits.
Three days after Astorino signed the budget, he hired...