The Editorial Board held an Editorial Spotlight interview with Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino on Wednesday. The discussion focused on Astorino’s announcement that he is seeking to merge the public safety and emergency services departments, the projected deficit for 2011, Astorino’s struggles with the Board of Legislators, the future of Playland and Astorino’s standing on affordable housing. Here are some highlight reels, followed by a complete version of the session.
On the merger of public safety and emergency services:
On the future of Playland:
On dysfunction in Albany:
On the county’s deficit and budget challenges:
On the county’s affordable-housing settlement:
And here’s a video of the entire session:
To view other Editorial Spotlight interviews, go to lohud.com/editorialspotlight. You can select videos from the on-demand menu.