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Westchester's Astorino Compares Living In New York To Prison Sentence

Rob Astorino, left, recently said living in New York under Gov. Andrew Cuomo is like a prison sentence.
Rob Astorino, left, recently said living in New York under Gov. Andrew Cuomo is like a prison sentence. Photo Credit: File

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Westchester County Executive and Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino compared living in New York state under Gov. Andrew Cuomo with a prison sentence, according to the Albany Times-Union.

Astorino made the comments during a a radio show, saying that everyone "just counts the days until you leave" the state, the Times-Union said.

Astorino has been attacking New York's poor economic outlook since officially kicking off his campaign. His first televised campaign ad took Cuomo to task because of the low ranking New York receives in several economic categories.

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