On November 5th, Westchester County business leaders and voters are going to have a choice. Proposal #1, which will authorize four new casinos in upstate New York, is going to bring more than $430 million a year to our state, and more than $6 million a year to Westchester County.
When the candidates for County Executive take the stage at tonight’s debate, they will talk about their plans for Westchester, but we want to hear about their vision. Westchester’s future is lost if all we get is more of the same. Good leaders set their sights high and work toward that end. Or to paraphrase the great philosopher Yogi Berra: if you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll never get there.
Here’s our wish list for creating a vision for Westchester. We hope that whoever wins the election will take it to heart and start working towards these goals.
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