A public relations firm cast in a bad light by its no-bid contract with the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority that paid up to $325 an hour is walking away from the work. Eric Mower + Associates sent the BMHA a letter today (Friday) saying it won’t compete for the new contract the authority put out to [...]
More than $90,000 later, the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority decides to put its public relations work out to bid. Which raises the question: “Does the authority require such high-priced help?” Jim Heaney discusses with WGRZ’s Scott Levin.
University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi is the 36th highest-paid public college president in the country, according to a database from the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Mary Ruth Kapsiak responds to questions from Dan Telvock of Investigative Post about the district’s failure to comply with state regulations regarding health and physical education.
UCLA research found a possible link in California between high exposure to vehicle emission pollution and three rare types of childhood cancers.
In only the second prosecution of its type in the nation, Tonawanda Coke and one of its managers is found guilty on most charges involving the release of toxic pollutants into a neighborhood that is suffering from high cancer rates. A report from WGRZ, including Dan Telvock of Investigative Post.
Gov. Cuomo’s administration gets a luxury suite at Buffalo Bills games in the deal to renovate Ralph Wilson Stadium for $130 million—three-quarters of which is state and Erie County funding. Empire State Development Corporation, a state economic development authority, will control the suite “to show off Buffalo.” A report in The New York Times.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta made more than $500,000 from drug companies since 2009, according to a ProPublica database. He is a consulting psychiatrist at GreenField Health and Rehabilitation Center, according to his Linkedin account. This puts him in the top 22 of all doctors nationwide.