(WHITE PLAINS, NY) Westchester County Board of Legislators Majority Leader Catherine Borgia released the following statement upon the news that Westchester County DA Janet DiFiore is expected to be nominated as the Chief Judge of the NYS Court of Appeals by Governor Cuomo:

(WHITE PLAINS, NY) On Friday November 13th, County Executive Rob Astorino released his proposed 2016-17 Westchester County Budget.  The budget proposal was released amid third-quarter projections that show the county has a $24.7 million operating shortfall.  Members of the Democratic Caucus believe that this budget is a product of past failures that they’ve opposed in previous years and compounds the problems of the past.     

(WHITE PLAINS, NY) On Monday November 9th, just two days before Veteran’s Day 2015, Legislator Catherine Borgia held a press event at the American Legion Post in Ossining to announce that the County will be pursuing the creation of a Veteran’s Treatment Court.  Borgia was joined by local officials and Veterans.

Republicans on the Westchester County Board of Legislators expanded their caucus by one seat after two key victories on Election Day. The Republicans added to their ranks with the election of Francis Corcoran to the open seat in District 2 which was previously held by Democrat, Peter Harckham.

(WHITE PLAINS, NY) The National Association of Counties (NACo) has confirmed Legislator Catherine Borgia to its Justice and Public Safety Policy Steering Committee.  This committee discusses all matters pertaining to criminal justice and public safety systems, including criminal justice planning, law enforcement, courts, corrections, homeland security, community crime prevention, juvenile justice and delinquency prevention, emergency management, fire prevention and control, and civil disturbances.