Bellone proposes $3.7 billion budget for Suffolk County

Bellone proposes $3.7 billion budget for Suffolk County

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has proposed a $3.7 billion budget for 2023 that includes $8 million in new cybersecurity spending, and funding to hire 200 new police officers

The plan raises spending by about 1.5% over the 2022 budget to $3.74 billion.

The spending plan requires approval by the Suffolk County Legislature.

(AP Photo/Richard Drew)