Noam’s campaign is about controlling our overall tax bill, bringing jobs to Westchester, and protecting our environment. Rob Astorino’s administration has abandoned opportunities for smart planning, and set up our regional economy to fail. Noam wants to restore Westchester’s promise.

But it’s more than that. Public officials — at every level — should be responsible to stand up for our shared values, advocate for them, and act on them. But Rob Astorino refuses to accept responsibility for that part of his job. In fact, in two new TV ads last week, Astorino’s campaign called women’s health and gun safety “nonsense” and said Noam should be “ashamed” for bringing them up.

That’s wrong. And here’s Noam telling Astorino exactly why that’s wrong:

Of course these issues matter, it’s just that Rob Astorino’s positions are out of touch with Westchester’s mainstream values.