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and analysis.

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by Jim Heaney

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by Dan Telvock

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Dec
09

Podcast: Reporters discuss government obstruction

This edition of Investigative Postcast features a Dec. 4 panel discussion on the growing hostility towards the press, and the public’s right to know, from the White House to the State House to City Hall. Panelists included Jerry Zremski, Washington bureau chief of The Buffalo News, Jimmy Vielkind, Albany bureau chief of Politico New York, and Steve Brown, […]

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Nov
07

Keith talks 43North on WBFO

Investigative Post reporter Charlotte Keith discusses her recent story on the state-funded 43North business plan competition on WBFO’s Press Pass.

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Aug
15

Keith talks MetroRail extension on WBFO

Investigative Post reporter Charlotte Keith discusses her recent story on the obstacles facing the proposed extension to Buffalo’s MetroRail. Keith found that the extension would require heavy lifting from local officials, as well as zoning changes that could prove controversial, in order to create the anticipated economic benefits. She spoke about her reporting with Jay […]

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May
05

Telvock discusses toxic landfill on Press Pass

Dan Telvock of Investigative Post discusses his reporting on the toxic landfill on the Wheatfield/North Tonawanda border with Jay Moran on WBFO‘s Press Pass. The landfill is owned by the Town of Wheatfield and once contained Love Canal waste.

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Jan
19

Heaney talks ‘Billion on ‘Pressroom

Susan Arbetter of The Capitol Pressroom interviews Jim Heaney on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed second phase of the Buffalo Billion. Heaney’s take: It doesn’t have much to do with economic development. He also discusses Howard Zemsky, the state’s economic development czar and Buffalo civic leader.

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Jan
11

Heaney talks ‘Billion on WBFO

WBFO reporter Michael Mroziak interviews Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to extend the Buffalo Billion program with an additional $500 million in funding. Heaney previously provided analysis to WGRZ on the topic.

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Dec
29

Podcast: Porat discusses Buffalo police

In this episode of Investigative Postcast, reporter Daniela Porat talks about her recent story on the failure thus far of city’s elected officials to address the inadequate training of police in de-escalation tactics and other measures to avoid a Ferguson-type situation here in Buffalo. Porat, in her discussion with Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney, also spoke […]

We have a case of strange bedfellows. We have the union saying, 'We're starving for training,' and and we have community members saying 'We want our police to get more training.'

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Dec
22

Heaney joins ‘Pressroom conversation

Susan Arbetter of The Capitol Pressroom wrapped up 2016 with an hourlong interview with Jim Heaney, editor of Investigative Post; Michael Gormley, Albany correspondent for Newsday, and Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for The New York Daily News. The trio fielded questions on the top state stories of this year and the role of the […]

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