Bob Hennelly appears in the following:
Monday, March 01, 2004
Security has become a way of life -- guards at the entrance to residential buildings, shopping malls, every kind of work place, schools and of course the airports. But who's watching the watchers? Monday, in an Essex County court room, a security firm that does millions of dollars of business ...
Thursday, February 19, 2004
New Jersey officials have laid out an ambitous plan to overhaul the state's troubled child welfare system. It would costs hundreds of millions of dollars and aims to change an agency maligned in recent cases of neglect and abuse. This all came about because of a federal lawsuit against the ...
Tuesday, February 03, 2004
Local Essex County residents continue the fight to save their community hospital. Throughout New Jersey, hospitals are fighting a mounting wave of red ink caused by an increase in uncompensated care provided for the uninsured the undocumented and the indigent.
Wednesday, January 14, 2004
New Jersey Governor James McGreevey marks the half-way point in his first term in office with his State of the State address. WNYC's Bob Hennelly surveyed voters and spoke with the Governor about his job performance.
Tuesday, December 30, 2003
The first New Jersey Child Advocate was appointed by Governor McGreevey in September. In his new post, Kevin Ryan reports directly to the public and has been granted subpoena power. The former chief of staff of New Jersey's Department of Human Services is the father of five. He has also ...
Monday, December 29, 2003
David Childs is one of the architects whose design for the Freedom Tower was recently unveiled. It is pledged to be the safest high rise in the world . Yet as Bob Hennelly reports, that may be quite an undertaking given that the standards for skyscraper safety in the United ...
Wednesday, November 19, 2003
The independent 9-11 commission will hold public hearings today at Drew University in Madison New Jersey. The commission, set up by congress, is undertaking the largest investigation in US history. Bob Hennelly reports.
Today's public session here at Drew comes at pivotal moment for the Commission. After months of r sistance, ...
Wednesday, November 05, 2003
The Democrats enjoyed a strong victory in New Jersey defeating the top elected Republican official and gaining majorities in both the Senate and the Assembly. All this during mid-term elections with a Democratic governor in the state house who suffrs from low popularity ratings.
Thursday, October 30, 2003
As New Jersey's most crucial legislative campaign in a generation comes into the home stretch the flood of negative campaign ads has yet to crest. Bob Hennelly has more on the state's most expensive battle for the state house ever.
Thursday, October 23, 2003
So with just a few more campaign days before the election that will decide who controls the closely divided New Jersey legislature how are voters feeling about their options? Reporter Bob Hennelly took the Garden State Parkway to find out.
Oye, oye, oye .as we gather here today ...
Monday, October 06, 2003
While the latest national job numbers show some improvement, the manufacturing sector continues its more than three year decline. Locally, the decline of that sector has left lots of physical evidence that reporter Bob Hennelly has found on the New York-New Jersey waterfront.
Wednesday, September 10, 2003
As residents of the NY Metro area quietly reflect on how the world around them is different since the attack which brought down the Twin Towers -there are small memorials and services planned in many of the towns that circle the city. Close to 700 of those killed on 9-11 ...
Monday, August 25, 2003
In 1999, when New Jersey Officials admitted the state police engaged in racial profiling, there was a tremendous effort to improve the accountability of the 2700 state troopers. The state had to pay millions in claims filed against officers and commit to federal monitors to reform their internal affairs process. ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2003
During the first two years of the McGreevy Administration, the New Jersey Governor has suffered from a series of political missteps. Bob Hennelly has more on the how the furor over the selection of the state's Poet Laureate position led to its abolishment. Read Baraka's controversial poem
Tuesday, June 17, 2003
In New Jersey state and federal prosecutors are busy with several high profile public corruption probes. Polls show a major erosion in public trust with voters estimating that half of all their elected officials are corrupt. Bob Hennelly has more.
Monday, June 02, 2003
In New Jersey an unprecedented number of primary challenges in tomorrow's state legislative races have sent campaign spending into the stratosphere. Bob Hennelly has more.
Tuesday, May 27, 2003
New Jersey has a long history of film-making. The Marlon Brando classic "On the Waterfront" was the FIRST film made in the Garden State to win the Oscar for Best Picture. There is now a debate over how New Jersey can continue to be a "contender" when it comes to ...
Tuesday, April 15, 2003
Voters go to the polls in New Jersey to vote on local school boards. Voters are in short supply. Bob Hennelly has more. The polls in New Jersey close at 9 o'clock tonight.
Tuesday, March 25, 2003
Coordinating private protection and public policing has been a major goal specifically when it comes to airport security. But there may be a downside as Bob Hennelly reports from Newark on a major security firm founded by a former Newark police officer.
Monday, March 10, 2003
Not since World War II have so many state governments found themselves so deeply in debt. In New Jersey, Governor McGreevey says a multi-billion dollar budget gap left him no choice but to cut funding to the arts. These cuts amount to less than one tenth of one percent of ...