Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino wants to join a lawsuit challenging the legality of a tax enacted last year to help fund mass transit capital projects in the New York City area, he announced Wednesday.

The tax has been unpopular in suburban counties hit by the payroll mobility tax, which taxes employers’ payrolls in the 12 counties served by the Metropolitan Transit Authority.

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