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Bob Hennelly

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Bloomberg's Administration Remains Much the Same

Thursday, December 01, 2005

One of Mayor Bloomberg's top deputies is leaving, but he says his second term administration will look a lot like the current one. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

REPORTER: Mayor Bloomberg says 47 of the current top ranking 50 agency heads will stay on. One major exception, so far, is First ...

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NJ May Abandon "Clean Elections" Program

Tuesday, November 29, 2005

The New Jersey Clean Elections Commission will hold hearings on why a pilot program to publicly finance Assembly races failed. WNYC 's Bob Hennelly has more.

Campaign finance reformers cheered when the "Clean Elections" pilot program was put into place last year. It meant that New Jersey might soon join Maine ...

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Trade Center Plan Needs Re-Negotiation

Friday, November 18, 2005

The chairman of the Port Authority says the plan for a new World Trade Center needs to be re-negotiated to pick up the pace of development. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

REPORTER: The lack of progress at Ground Zero has irked Mayor Bloomberg and the Port Authority. Today the agency's chairman, ...

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NJ Public Colleges Comply with Executive Order

Thursday, November 17, 2005

New Jersey's public colleges are scrambling to see if members on their Board of Trustees have a potential conflicts of interest now illegal under executive order. Acting New Jersey Governor Richard Codey has forbidden trustees from doing private business with the same college they are helping run. WNYC's Bob Hennelly ...

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The Corzine Transition

Thursday, November 17, 2005

Senator Jon Corzine broke campaign spending records for the second time in his short political career to win a prize he coveted: the New Jersey governer's office. So just what did Corzine win? A state government with 70,000 workers and a multi-billion dollar budget gap. WNYC's Bob Hennelly reports on ...

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Corzine Must Fix State Tranportation Fund

Tuesday, November 15, 2005

New Jersey Governor-elect Jon Corzine will inherit a state transportation system that faces a major funding crisis. But he and most lawmakers are reluctant to resort to the usual fix -- Raising the state's gasoline tax while motorists are getting punnished at the pump. WNYC'S Bob Hennelly reports on one ...

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Codey Makes Most of Final Months

Monday, November 14, 2005

Even though acting governor Codey has just two months left in office he plans on trying to push some landmark legislation into law on the way out. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

New Jersey anti-smoking activists are hailing Codey's commitment to enact a state-wide indoor smoking ban before he leaves office ...

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Corzine Must Pick Senate Replacement

Thursday, November 10, 2005

Long before New Jersey Governor elect Jon Corzine takes the oath of office on january 17th he faces his first major political test in deciding who gets to complete his US Senate term. WNYC's Bob Hennelly reports.

No matter who Corzine picks for the remaining year of his Senate term he'll ...

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Corzine Faces Fiscal and Political Challenges

Thursday, November 10, 2005

New Jersey Governor-elect Jon Corzine has two months to prepare for his new job, but he faces some of toughest fiscal challenges of any state in the nation. WNYC's Bob hennelly reports he is turning to a veteran public administator to chart his course.

Corzine has turned to Richard Leone to ...

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NJ State Assembly Also up for Grabs

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

For New Jersey voters, today is not only the day they pick their next Governor, but the entirety of the state Assembly. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

The Democrats have a strong grip on New Jersey's lower house, with 47 seats compared to the GOP's 33. Republicans have lost a dozen ...

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Corzine, Forrester Agree on Drug Treatment

Monday, November 07, 2005

Despite the bitter tome of the New Jersey gubernatorial campaign Republican Doug Forrester and Democrat Jon Corzine actually agree on some things. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

REPORTER: New Jersey has the highest percentage of inmate incarceration for non-violent drug offenses in the country, costing more than $250 million annaully. Both ...

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Lieut. Gov for New Jersey?

Monday, November 07, 2005

New Jersey voters tomorrow get to decide whether their state should join the 42 others that have Lieutenant Governors. WNYC's Bob Hennelly reports.

If approved by voters the first Lieutenant Governor would be elected as part of a Gubenatorial ticket starting in 2009. Under the existing state constituion, if the Governor ...

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New York City, New Jersey Wrap up Campaigns

Monday, November 07, 2005

Tomorrow, voters on both sides of the Hudson River will choose new leaders. The campaigns for mayor of New York and governor of New Jersey have involved almost $150 million dollars in total spending and Republican candidates who have challenged their opponents in a state and city that voted overwhelmingly ...

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Bloomberg Lays Out Second Term Agenda

Friday, November 04, 2005

Mayor Bloomberg took his campaign to Harlem's City College yesterday, where he pledged to double child care and pre-Kindergarten slots, as well as enroll every eligible child in a health care plan. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

REPORTER: Mayor Bloomberg was with Reverend Calvin Butts when he layed out his ambitious ...

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Corzine Faces Possible Setback in Final Days

Thursday, November 03, 2005

The latest polls show New Jersey Gubernatorial candidate Senator Jon Corzine anywhere from four to ten percentage points ahead of his Republican opponent Doug Forrester. But in the last few days of this increasingly negative campaign, there's been a surprise that pollsters haven't quantified yet. Corzine's ex-wife has broken her ...

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NJ Voters Uninformed in Local Races

Thursday, November 03, 2005

In New Jersey the state's battle for Governor gets all the headlines and all the air time. Tens of millions of dollars of campaign ads have been aired to impugn the character of either the Republican or Democratic candidates for Governor while supposedly enlightening voters about competing proposals for property ...

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Corzine and Forrester Engage the Undecided

Thursday, October 27, 2005

New Jersey votes will go to the polls in less than two weeks to choose the state's next governor. Democrat Jon Corzine is pressing to add to his single digit lead, while Republican Doug Forrester is trying to rev up his base and use the issue of corruption to engage ...

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City Reaches Contract Deal with FDNY

Thursday, October 27, 2005

After three years the city has finally reached a contract deal with firefighters that will mean a 17 percent salary hike for veterans but a dramatic cut in pay for new hires. WNYC's City Hall reporter Bob Hennelly has more.

REPORTER: The average firefighter should see on average a $15,000 check ...

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Community Activists Want Input in Deutsche Bank Demolition

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Community activists assailed the the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation last night at it tried to give an update on plans to take down the Deutsche Bank Building. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

REPORTER: Site preparation for the deconstruction of the 42 story building started last month. But at a public information ...

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Public Debate Over WTC Site Heats Up

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

For four years the public debate over the fate of the World Trade Center site has been over abstract concepts and designs. With little tangible progress Mayor Bloomberg has tried to jump start the stalled redevelopment effort by weighing in with a greater sense of urgency. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has ...

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