Investigations

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and analysis.

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by Jim Heaney

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by Dan Telvock

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and commentary

Oct
29

Complete Dino Fudoli interview

Watch Jim Heaney’s full interview with Lancaster Supervisor Dino Fudoli as he explains why he’s behind in paying his taxes on two properties. The interview lasts 8:13. The complete story is here.

Sep
20

Heaney: Probe should focus on Kaloyeros

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s investigation into contracts awarded under the Buffalo Billion program can’t help but scrutinize the actions of Alain Kaloyeros, who is quarterbacking the program, Jim Heaney has told Maryalice Demler of WGRZ. Heaney also said the investigation has statewide implications because Kaloyeros has emerged as Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s point man on major […]

Aug
07

Cuomo flushes sewer money for bridge loan

Jul
14

Brown responds to iPost story

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown told Kelly Dudzik of WGRZ on Friday that he believes estimates showing city facilities needs $607 million in repairs and updates are high.

May
05

Sheriff Tim Howard as Big Brother

Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard has purchased equipment capable of snooping on citizens, but won’t discuss his surveillance program. An explosive report by Michael Wooten of WGRZ.

Mar
21

Belated Chippewa Street cleanup

Rain washed away the stale beer and vomit and city crews finally emptied overflowing trash receptacles along Chippewa Street on Wednesday after Investigative Post and WGRZ pointed out the poor impression conditions were leaving on basketball fans visiting Buffalo for the NCAA tournament.

Feb
27

City Hall scandal over anti-poverty funds

Our partners at WGRZ have broken a number of stories recently about Buffalo’s misuse of block grant funds and the failure of federal regulators to hold city officials accountable. The latest story by Jeff Preval includes an interview with Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney, who has covered the issue for more than 15 years.

Feb
25

Heaney’s take on IBM announcement

Gov. Cuomo’s announcement of a $55 million state investment to attract IBM to downtown Buffalo is pricey, but less so than the two previous Buffalo Billion projects that have been rolled out, Investigative Post editor tells WGRZ.