Bob Hennelly

Bob Hennelly appears in the following:

Fate of Ex-Aide to Bloomberg Now in Hands of Jury

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

The high profile case of a former aide to Mayor Michael Bloomberg in which the mayor and his staffers had to testify is now in the hands of jurors who will determine the fate of the political operative accused of bilking hizzoner of more than $1 million.

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NJ Redistricting Pits Longtime Political Heavyweight Against Newcomer

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Redistricting in New Jersey has caused some long-time politicians — including Democratic heavyweight former Governor Dick Codey — to work harder to keep their seats ahead of the election next month.

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Occupying Wall Street and Trying to Be a Good Neighbor

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

As the occupation of Wall Street rolls into another week, protesters say they are doing their best to reduce their impact on the surrounding neighborhood. But sanitation, noise and the extensive police presence remain concerns for some residents according to Community Board 1 chair Julie Menin.

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NJ Residents Say No State Subsidy for Xanadu Re-Do: Poll

Monday, October 10, 2011

By nearly a 2-to-1 margin, New Jersey voters oppose any state subsidy for the developers trying to finish the long-stalled Xanadu mega-mall that has been re-branded as "American Dream Meadowlands," according to a Fairleigh Dickinson University Public Mind Poll released Monday.

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City Council Pushes Back on NYPD Intelligence Programs

Friday, October 07, 2011

The NYPD has created the largest municipal counter-terrorism unit in the world — committing 1,000 officers to the effort, placing detectives in liaison positions around the world an...

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New Jersey with Governor Christie

Thursday, October 06, 2011

WNYC senior reporter Bob Hennelly reports on altered state politics in New Jersey, now that Governor Christie is no longer on the national stage. 

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Obama Says Wall Street Protests Express Public Anger

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Meanwhile, the city's top cop, Commissioner Ray Kelly, said protesters can continue to remain in Zuccotti Park for as long as they remain peaceful because the space is part of a lan...

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Mayor Says Contract Oversight Bill Is Bad for the City

Wednesday, October 05, 2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the bill to increase scrutiny of the city's outside contracting was "not a good bill for the city" hours after it had passed overwhelmingly in the City Council Thursday.

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9/11 First Responder Lessons Learned, But Still Room for Improvement

Saturday, October 01, 2011

This week, the New York City Council got an update on how much progress the Bloomberg administration has make in resolving three of the main first responder communications problems id...

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10 Years Later, FDNY and NYPD in Radio Sync

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Since the September 11 attack, New York City has committed hundreds of millions of dollars to upgrade its 911 call system and its emergency radio communications to try and correct the...

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Christie Hype, Real or No, Could Help NJ GOP

Monday, September 26, 2011

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has consistently denied he plans to run for president. But an invitation from former First Lady Nancy Reagan to give a high profile speech on leadership at the Ronald Reagan Presidential library in California and a week of political fundraisers across the country has rekindled the speculation.

Larry Sabato, a professor at the University of Virginia's Center for Politics Professor says the 2012 presidential primary schedule is still in flux, so a late entry by a Christie is technically still possible.

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Outside UN, Politicians Denounce Palestinian Bid for Statehood

Monday, September 26, 2011

With the United Nations headquarters as a backdrop on Monday, a who's who in New York politics denounced the move by the Palestinian Authority to gain statehood through the U.N. rather than through face to face negotiations with Israel.

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In Trenton, Every Seat Is Up, But Tepid Voter Turnout Expected

Monday, September 26, 2011

Polling shows that New Jersey's long and deep fiscal crisis had more taxpayers paying attention to Trenton's budget dance than usual. But analysts say that doesn’t means New Jersey voters will turn out in November, even though all of the state Senate's 40 seats and the Assembly's 80 seats are up for election.

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Protestors Arrested in UN Demonstration Over Palestine Statehood

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Several demonstrators have been arrested near the United Nations for blocking traffic to protest Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' campaign for full U.N. membership.

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NYPD Plays Key Role in Securing UN for General Assembly

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

The NYPD plays a central role in helping secure the annual United Nations General Assembly meeting, including working closely with the Secret Service and policing dozens of protests sponsored by a myriad of groups all looking to make their case in the court of international public opinion.

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NJ Towns Hit With Major Repair Bills

Monday, September 12, 2011

WNYC

Tropical Storms Irene and Lee are long gone, but local governments in New Jersey are scrambling to find a way to pay fix the millions of dollars in damages caused by the two storms. Local officials, through the League of Municipalities, are lobbying the state and federal governments to streamline the process for getting disaster aid.

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The Politics of 9/11 Weekend

Monday, September 12, 2011

I would hope that if 9/11 does anything, it gives us a new global literacy. We had a blind spot on September 11th through which those planes flew. The best deterrent is to have a kind...

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Helping Kids Cope With Natural Disasters

Friday, September 09, 2011

WNYC

Tropical Storm Irene killed dozens of people on the East Coast and left tens of thousands of households to deal with the disruption caused by flooding. While the misery and choas that can follow is tough on adults, mental health and public health experts say the dislocation may even be tougher on kids.

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FEMA Reaches Out to Victims of Irene

Thursday, September 08, 2011

WNYC

As fresh rain is bringing more flooding to the region, state officials and Federal Emergency Management staff said they are striving to be flood-victim friendly.

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Stucknation: Dear Mr. President, Don't Just Talk Bold on Jobs, Be Bold. Here's How:

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Hoover, like Bush was desperate for bipartisan support for his attempt to save a tanking economy. But Roosevelt opted for change rather than continuity. You went with continuity and t...
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