Could healthcare costs wipe out Westchester’s senior DAs?

photo_courtroom_smInteresting story by my colleague Gerald McKinstry today … Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore said if the county requires a 15% payment of healthcare costs, her top assistant district attorneys would retire en masse and collect a full pension in retirement.

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What do you think? Is DiFiore bluffing to protect her people or could the county lose some really good prosecutors if County Executive Rob Astorino makes them kick in for healthcare costs? Should it matter? Feel free to share your thoughts below.

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.