Bob Hennelly

Bob Hennelly appears in the following:

Con Ed, Union Strike Deal to End Lockout

Thursday, July 26, 2012

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York City utility Consolidated Edison and its union are agreeing to end a lockout and labor conflict.

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Union Asks State to Step In, Force Con Ed to End Lock Out

Friday, July 13, 2012

As Consolidated Edison labor talks continue, the union that represents the utility’s locked out workers is asking a state agency to investigate the impact the lock out is having on services.

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Link Between '04 Killing, OWS Protest May Be NYPD Lab Error: Official

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

The DNA match that linked a New York City drama student's unsolved 2004 death to a protest affiliated with Occupy Wall Street this spring came from an NYPD technician who worked on both cases, sources said.

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DreamWorks Plans Theme Park for Meadowlands

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

DreamWorks announced its plans to create an indoor theme park in the New Jersey Meadowlands — the Hollywood studio’s first — that would feature attractions based on its hit productions “Shrek,” “Kung Fu Panda” and others.


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Christie Talks Bipartisanship in Washington: A Tryout for Tampa?

Monday, July 09, 2012

In front of a standing-room-only audience, the blunt style of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie went over big at the Brookings Institute in Washington on Monday.

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Spike in Number of Officers Shot, Wounded

Friday, July 06, 2012

The number of police officers shot and wounded in the line of duty has spiked from zero to nine this year compared to the same period in 2011, NYPD data shows.


Liu Wins Round in Wage Case

Thursday, July 05, 2012

A state judge has ruled the Bloomberg administration over reached when it  unilaterally ended a 118-year-old practice that let the city comptroller set the prevailing wage paid to carpenters, plumbers and electricians doing city work.


Football Rivals Team Up Against Possible Traffic Tie-ups from Mega-Mall

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Concerns about potential traffic from the expansion of the former Xanadu mega-mall project at the Meadowland has brought together unusual allies: the Sierra Club, the New York Jets and Giants.

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Christie Beats Tax Cut Drum in Trenton onto National Stage

Monday, July 02, 2012

Governor Chris Christie tried to cajole the Democratically controlled legislature on Monday to add tax cuts to their list of bipartisan accomplishments for the year. And to drive home the point, he hit the national airwaves after his address.


NJ Senate President Sweeney

Monday, July 02, 2012

Steve Sweeney, New Jersey's Democratic Senate President, discusses the NJ budget, higher education in the state, and decisions about Medicaid and health exchanges that the state will have to make following the Supreme Court's ruling on health care. Then Bob Hennelly, WNYC's contributing editor for politics and investigations, puts it all into context.   

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Battle Over Tax Cut Continues in Trenton

Saturday, June 30, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has called a special session of the state legislature for Monday to consider his proposal to cut income taxes by 10 percent. It’s a measure that has been rejected by the Democratically-controlled state Senate and Assembly.


Christie Signs Budget, But Slashes Some Items

Friday, June 29, 2012

Governor Chris Christie has signed a $31.7 billion dollar budget for the next fiscal year that starts Sunday. But he also vetoed $361 million in spending backed by  Democrats that Christie said the state can't afford.


NJ Legislature Passes University Overhaul

Thursday, June 28, 2012

The New Jersey Legislature has approved a bill that disbands the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and redistributes it to Rutgers and Rowan Universities in what would be a sweeping re-organization of the state's higher education system.

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Christie Vows to 'Fight' for Across-the-Board Tax Cut

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Governor Chris Christie said Wednesday that Democrats are holding his proposed 10 percent across-the-board income tax cut hostage as they continue to push for a hike in the state's lapsed millionaire's tax.


Chris Christie: New Jersey's Political Showman and Viral Sensation

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

From smalltown New Jersey Republican to the GOP's showman, could Chris Chistie be on the verge of becoming the vice presidential nominee?


As Veep Rumors Swirl, Unpacking the Chris Christie Appeal

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

In some ways Chris Christie's ascent is as much about his political skill and pragmatism as it is about the great national void when it comes to political leadership

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NYC and NJ Budget Deals

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Bob Hennelly, WNYC's contributing editor for politics and investigations, talks about the latest on the budget deals in New York City and New Jersey and reports on the grim fiscal picture facing many of the area's cities and counties.

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Budget Deal Restores Fire Companies, Child-Care Programs Facing Cuts

Monday, June 25, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City Council have reached a deal on the city’s budget for next year that includes the restoration of some 47,000 after school and child care slots and 20 fire companies slated for elimination.

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NJ Assembly to Weigh Dramatic Teacher Tenure Reforms

Monday, June 25, 2012

The Assembly is expected to take up deliberations Monday on the most dramatic reforms of New Jersey’s teacher tenure law since the state became the first in the nation to put K-12 tenure on the books in 1909.


In NJ Budget Battle, Dems Try to Stay in Sync

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Democrats control the State Senate and Assembly in New Jersey. They are currently working on a budget proposal to counter the one put out by Republican Gov. Chris Christie. But fissur...

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