More endorsements for DiFiore

Westchester County’s Democratic Congressional reps came out in support of incumbent District Attorney Janet DiFiore this morning.

Here’s some of what they said, according to the press release from DiFiore’s campaign:

* U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey (D-Harrison): “Janet has been a champion for public safety and fairness and integrity in the justice system. She and I have worked together to protect many of the most vulnerable in our community, including children and victims of domestic violence. Her skills and experiences as a prosecutor, judge, community leader, and advocate have made Janet DFiore an effective DA.”

* U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel (D-Bronx): ¬†“Janet DiFiore’s background as a judge, as Assistant District Attorney, and now as District Attorney has given her experience and ability to continue in that high office where she has served with distinction. She has been industrious and innovative, has promoted public safety, fairness in prosecutions, and has upheld the integrity of the office.”

* U.S. Rep. John Hall (D-Dover Plains): “She has a proven record of accomplishments such as creating a task¬†force to investigate mortgage fraud, prosecuting environmental crimes, internet crimes, and violent felonies. I know the communities I represent are safer because of her actions.”

Rebecca Baker

Rebecca Baker joined The Journal News in March 2004. She covers Eastchester, Bronxville and Tuckahoe, and was previously the state and county courts reporter in Westchester County. In prior jobs, she covered the Town of Greenburgh and Rockland County government and politics. Before coming to The Journal News, she was a municipal reporter for newspapers in New Haven, Conn. and Warren, Ohio.