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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Update: Buffalo’s lead poisoning problem

July 2, 2015

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

March Moon fled Burma for a better quality of life in Buffalo. Instead, she’s got a sick kid suffering from lead poisoning. Her five-year-old son has kidney problems. He struggles to eat and sleep. His stunted growth makes him the smallest pupil in preschool. He’s been hospitalized numerous times with stays of up to eight […]

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Demone Smith promoted despite violations

June 24, 2015

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

Demone Smith’s long history of violating the state elections law hasn’t stopped Mayor Byron Brown from appointing him to a key position in his cabinet. Smith, majority leader of the Common Council and a political ally of the mayor, starts next week as executive director of the Buffalo Employment and Training Center. The center matches […]

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SolarCity update: Progress and problems

June 17, 2015

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

Construction of the massive $750 million solar panel manufacturing plant is approaching the half-way point and SolarCity is starting to hire in anticipation of a phase in of operations early next year. Meanwhile, the company is losing record amounts of money, its stock price is languishing and federal investigators continue to look at some of […]

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Goodyear’s emissions a concern

June 3, 2015

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

Investigative Post and WGRZ continue their coverage of the potential risk air pollution poses to residents in Niagara County. We reported Monday that the risk to public health from air pollution released from chemical and industrial plants, most of them in or around Niagara Falls, is higher in Niagara County than in nine out of […]

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Heaney discusses transparency with WGRZ

May 27, 2015

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

Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney talks about transparency, and the lack thereof in the Cuomo administration, in an interview last Friday with WGRZ’s Michael Wooten. The interview was precipitated by a “transparency summit” sponsored by the governor and the announcement that his administration was revising a policy that had lead to many state emails being […]

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