Investigations

Exposés, reports
and analysis.

Outrages & Insights

Muckraking blog
by Jim Heaney

GreenPost

Environmental blog
by Dan Telvock

Tom Toles

Editorial cartoons
and commentary

Oct
10

So much for rooting out corruption

Gov. Andrew Cuomo established the Moreland Commission three months ago to attack corruption in Albany. He has since acted to muzzle the watchdog. A report from The New York Times.

Apr
25

Demone Smith’s continued defiance

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Attorney General Eric SchneidermanĀ and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver are among those who have gone on record in favor of tougher enforcement of election laws and other statutes aimed at promoting ethical conduct on the part of public officials. The catalyst to these calls has been two recent high-profile corruption cases that snared […]

Apr
22

Prosecutor on New York corruption

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who has initiated two high-profile corruption cases of late, talks about what it will take to clean up state politics, including a more vigilant press.

Jul
08

Complete Dyster interview

Niagara Falls mayor discusses Wallenda Walk, municipal corruption, green economic development and the region’s improving leadership. For those who do not know much abut Dyster, the interview is a good introduction to one of the region’s brightest elected officials.

May
30

Heaney analysis of Davis guilty plea

Plea by former Common Council Member Brian Davis of pocketing federal funds is part of a pattern of misconduct, Jim Heaney says in WGRZ interview