Investigations

Exposés, reports
and analysis.

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by Jim Heaney

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by Dan Telvock

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and commentary

Feb
18

Heaney radio interview on Brown & Cuomo

Investigative Post editor, interviewed by Eileen Buckley for WBFO’s “Press Pass,” discusses the upcoming mayoral election and Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s governing style. Raw audio of interview that aired in edited form on Monday, Feb. 18.

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Feb
10

Republican mayoral candidate for Buffalo

Alan Bedenko gives his first impressions of Sergio Rodriguez, whose announcement that he’s running for mayor isn’t going over well with some Republicans, much less Democrats.

Feb
08

Concerns over City Hall spending

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.

Jan
18

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.

Dec
11

Heaney on Thompson on WBEN

iPost Editor Jim Heaney discusses Mayor Byron Brown’s much-criticized appointment of Antoine Thompson as executive director of Buffalo Employment Training Center.

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Nov
01

Recycling: City Hall’s bin is less than half full

Editor’s note: This is a three-part series. Today’s story examines the city’s recycling program. Friday’s report, which will also be the subject of coverage on WGRZ, looks at recycling efforts in the city’s public schools.  On Monday, we look at the wildly success recycling program in San Francisco. City Hall’s halfhearted efforts to increase its […]

Oct
22

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 […]

Oct
07

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.