Investigative Post

2 On Your Side has teamed up with Investigative Post, a non-profit investigative reporting center focused on issues of importance to Buffalo and Western New York. Investigative Post and 2 On Your Side both believe in strong watchdog and investigative journalism that hold powerful accountable and give a voice to the voiceless. On this page you will see content co-produced by Investigative Post and 2 On Your Side, as well as stories developed by Investigative Post, led by founder and editor Jim Heaney. Heaney is a 25-year veteran reporting on issues around Buffalo and Western New York.

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Investigative Post: State to Change Air Testing at Peace Bridge

12:57 AM, Nov 16, 2013

Earlier this week environmental reporter Dan Telvock exposed serious questions about how the state was testing air quality around the Peace Bridge.

Questions Surrounding Air Quality Tests at Peace Bridge

7:50 PM, Nov 13, 2013

Investigative Post's Dan Telvock takes the state to task for the Air Quality report, and the way the testing was done tonight on Channel 2 News at 6pm.

Delaware North Requesting Fewer Tax Breaks to Stay in Buffalo

7:44 PM, Nov 8, 2013

Delaware north still wants tax breaks to move to a new corporate headquarters in Buffalo but now they are backing off some of the bigger requests.

Major Developers Vying for Buffalo Project

8:23 PM, Nov 5, 2013

A half-dozen firms, including some of the region's most prominent developers, have entered the competition to build economic development hubs the Cuomo administration has proposed for Buffalo, Investigative Post has learned.

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City Hall still ignoring Scajaquada Creek filth

April 22, 2015

Posted in Co-produced with WGRZ,Featured,News

Investigative Post reported four weeks ago that the Brown administration had fudged the city’s recycling rate by including, for the first time, clothing donated to outlets like Goodwill and the Salvation Army. Tuesday we reported another attempt by the mayor’s office to mislead the public, this time involving Scajaquada Creek. Environmental reporter Dan Telvock told […]

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Scajaquada Creek coverage honored

April 3, 2015

Posted in Organization News

Investigative Reporters & Editors has cited Investigative Post and WGRZ for their coverage of the sorry state of Scajaquada Creek. IRE, the world’s leading professional organization of investigative journalists, recognized the Scajaquada Creek coverage in announcing the winners of its annual reporting awards.  The Scajaquada Creek coverage was listed as one of three finalists for multi-platform […]

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Cuomo still stonewalling on Buffalo Billion

March 24, 2015

Posted in Co-produced with WGRZ,Featured,In-Depth,Investigations,Outrages & Insights

The Cuomo administration has redoubled its efforts to suppress the release of documents that disclose how it is selecting developers and spending money on the Buffalo Billion program. The Fort Schuyler Management Corp., charged with managing the program, is still refusing to release information sought by Investigative Post despite a legal opinion recently issued by […]

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Thwarting the public’s right to know

March 13, 2015

Posted in Co-produced with WGRZ,Featured,Organization News

Government reluctance to release public records is at an all-time high – particularly in New York State and the City of Buffalo – a panel of experts said Wednesday at a luncheon sponsored by Investigative Post. “It’s increasingly difficult to acquire records in a timely way,” said Robert Freeman, executive director of the New York […]

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Stonewalling on Outer Harbor is transparent

March 7, 2015

Posted in Co-produced with WGRZ,Featured,In-Depth,Investigations,Published in Artvoice

In Part Two of our report about contamination on Buffalo’s Outer Harbor, Dan Telvock documents the failure of the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp. to release public documents and answer questions regarding efforts to develop the waterfront. A growing list of critics have faulted the state agency for its lack of transparency. Part One can […]

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