A collaboration between the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo and the Clean Air Coalition of Western New York allows citizens to blow the whistle on polluters. A report from the Knight Foundation, which is helping to underwrite the initiative.
Craig Rogers, associate professor of economics at Canisius College, tells Jim Heaney that policy makers often work off faulty assumptions. Watch WGRZ’s Daybreak on Saturday for more.
Trending Buffalo discusses the Republican’s mayoral campaign in the wake of Investigative Post’s noteworthy interview with the candidate that aired over the weekend.
Buffalo’s modest recycling rate is up, but Mayor Byron Brown has not followed up on his pledge to hire a coordinator and contract with a firm to promote recycling education.
Investigative Post and WGRZ team up to report on Buffalo Comptroller Mark Schroeder’s concern, and Mayor Byron Brown’s response, over the continuing use of reserve funds to balance the city budget.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to cap binding arbitration rulings involving public employee union contracts working for local governments deemed in “fiscal distress”. Localities would earn this dubious distinction if their reserves represent less than 5 percent of their operating budgets if their tax rates rank among the state’s top quartile. The Albany Times Union has a [...]
A new report issued by World Health Organization can inform discussion on the health impacts of Peace Bridge traffic on nearby residents.
New York State extended the Maid of Mist contract without seeking bids; Canadian competitor said Cuomo and Co. left $100 million on the table. A report by The Buffalo News, following dogged coverage by the Niagara Falls Reporter.