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Buffalo politics: Who’s giving, who’s getting

Artvoice looks over new round of campaign finance reports and find some victors in the November election spent big, big bucks to defend their seats against poorly financed challengers. Plus on update on the Byron Brown Money Machine.


Cuomo’s big contributors

Filings with Board of Elections show that 79 percent of Cuomo’s contributors since he won election have given $10,000 or more. Big donors from WNY include David Rich of Rich Products, political operative Steve Pigeon and Leslie Zemsky, Albright Knox chair and wife of Howard. A report from the New York Public Research Interest Group.


Q&A: Stephanie Simeon

Stephanie Simeon is executive director of Heart of the City Neighborhoods, a non-profit housing development corporation serving Buffalo’s Lower West Side. Simeon, 31, is a native of Brooklyn who moved to Buffalo to attend the University at Buffalo, where she earned an undergraduate degree in social science and master’s degree in urban planning. She serves […]


iPost talks recycling with WBFO

Dan Telvock, environmental reporter for Investigative Post, discusses his story on the city’s underachieving recycling program with Eileen Buckley.

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Hochul-Collins TV buys – $4M and counting

iPost analysis of television ad buys in Buffalo and Rochester shows spending of nearly $4 million, with 10 days left in the race. Collins in outspending Hochul thanks to PAC support. And the number of spots are, well, mind blowing.


Q&A: Larry Quinn

Larry Quinn, once a boy wonder, turned 60 earlier this year. He’s a couple of years removed by his tenure as managing partner of the Buffalo Sabres and membership on the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. During his carrer, he served as development commissioner under Mayor Jimmy Griffin and later oversaw the construction of what […]


Buffalo nation’s 10th most violent city

Forbes magazine based its ranking on violent crimes per 100,000 residents.


The ‘no comment’ mayor

Mary Pasciak of The Buffalo News writes about Byron Brown’s indifference to the plight of city schools and the methods he and his press secretary. Mike DeGeorge, use to thwart reporters from covering important issues. A very insightful piece.