Westchester Democratic legislators seek to avert layoffs
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Democrats on the Westchester County Board of Legislators are seeking to avert the 126 layoffs proposed by Republican County Executive Rob Astorino in his draft budget for next year.
In a series of amendments to Astorino's proposed budget, Democrats would boost expectations for revenues -- but not raise taxes -- and use $16 million in reserve funds to restore funding for the positions Astorino...