Investigations

Exposés, reports
and analysis.

Outrages & Insights

Muckraking blog
by Jim Heaney

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Environmental blog
by Dan Telvock

Tom Toles

Editorial cartoons
and commentary

Apr
16

Failed bid to oust Paladino from school board

Carl Paladino has survived a legal challenge that sought his removal from the Board of Education. Joan Simmons, a city resident upset with Paladino’s conduct on the board, petitioned state Education Commissioner John King in late November seeking Paladino’s removal just five months after taking office. “He has done nothing since July but create havoc, […]

May
13

Heaney talks School Board, Peace Bridge on WBFO

Investigative Post editor, on his monthly appearance on “Press Pass,” discusses the ongoing battle between U.S. and Canadian officials involving the Peace Bridge, and the coming fight on the Buffalo Board of Education triggered by the election of Carl Paladino.

Feb
12

Carl Paladino: Always a class act

Politico reports that Carl Paladino, who tussled with New York Post columnist Fred Dicker during his failed race for governor two years ago, sought out the scribe Tuesday during a trip to Albany long enough to flip him the bird. A report from Politico.

Jul
01

Interview: IDA chief Jim Allen

Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney interviewed Jim Allen, Executive Director of the Amherst Industrial Development Agency, on the state of the regional economy and some of the controversial projects that have been subsidized of late by local IDA’s. Allen, in the interview that aired on WGRZ’s Daybreak Sunday, said: The state is much better off […]

Feb
28

Bare knuckles in South Buffalo

Politics has been a blood sport in South Buffalo for, well, probably forever, certainly as far back as my memory goes. There was Jimmy Griffin, in league with the influential Keane family until hizzoner and Jimmy Keane had a falling out. A Hatfield and McCoy kind of falling out. Later there was Griffin and Dick […]