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Heaney talks Buffalo lead testing on ‘Pressroom

Susan Arbetter of The Capitol Pressroom interviews Jim Heaney about Investigative Post’s recent story on problems with Buffalo’s program to test drinking water for lead. The interview, which broadcast Aug. 25, runs from 22:33 to 37:04. Heaney will interview Arbetter in front of a live audience Sept. 13 at the Burchfield Penney Art Center. She […]


Heaney talks subsidies on ‘Pressroom

Jim Heaney, in a wide-wide ranging interview with Susan Arbetter of The Capitol Pressroom, discusses the lack of transparency around state economic development programs and a dubious $125,000 grant made to an ice cream parlor under the Buffalo Billion. The interview, which broadcast July 28, runs from 22:20 to 36:43. Heaney will turn the tables on Arbetter when […]


Heaney discusses radioactive hotspots on ‘Pressroom

Jim Heaney and Susan Arbetter of The Capitol Pressroom discuss Dan Telvock’s coverage of radioactive hotspots in Niagara County. The interview, which was taped and broadcast Thursday, runs from 13:15 to 22:43.


Heaney talks Tesla-SolarCity on ‘Pressroom

Jim Heaney and Susan Arbetter discuss Tesla’s proposed takeover of SolarCity on the June 30 edition of The Capitol Pressroom. Heaney and Arbetter also talk about Investigative Post’s upcoming event season, which kicks off Sept. 13 with an appearance by Arbetter in Buffalo. The interview runs from 22:18 to 37:02.


Heaney discusses Cuomo’s flawed approach on ‘Pressroom

Jim Heaney, following up on his reports broadcast June 7 and June 8 on WBFO and a number of other NPR stations across the state, discusses what he considers Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s flawed approach to economic development with Susan Arbetter of The Capitol Pressroom. The interview, broadcast June 15, runs from 13:15 to 22:32.


Heaney talks about “dishonesty” on ‘Pressroom

In an interview with Susan Arbetter of The Capitol Pressroom, Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney took on what he termed the “fundamental dishonesty” of politicians who continue to claim the Buffalo area economy is surging. Heaney was responding to a letter to the editor published earlier this week in The New York Times from four prominent […]


Heaney talks SolarCity on ‘Pressroom

Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney and Susan Arbetter of The Capitol Pressroom discuss the latest developments involving the SolarCity project in Buffalo, including a reduction in planned factory jobs from 1,460 to 500. The interview, taped Thursday, runs from 22:30 to 37:19.


Heaney interviews on Capitol Pressroom

The Capitol Pressroom broadcast interviews Thursday and Friday with Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney. Topics of discussion included the Buffalo Billion scandal, the ramifications of this week’s School Board elections, and efforts by City Hall and Erie County officials to deal with Buffalo’s lead poisoning problem. The interview that aired Thursday starts at the top of the program and […]