Bob Hennelly

Bob Hennelly appears in the following:

In Wake of CityTime Payroll Scandal, Whistle-Blower Protections Expanded

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

A bill that extends whistle-blower protections to private contractors doing city work was signed into law Wednesday.

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NJ Gov Says Rutgers Merger Will 'Keep Families Together'

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Governor Chris Christie said on Tuesday that New Jersey was the No. 1 exporter of college students in the country — and that his controversial Rutgers reorganization plan will help keep families together.

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Christie Quips: I Want to Know If I Blew It

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Governor Chris Christie again played coy when asked whether he would run for vice president – saying he would consider it but doubted GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney would ask.

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With Thirteen Days To Go, No One is Blinking

Monday, June 18, 2012

With less than two weeks left ahead of New Jersey's budget deadline, Governor Chris Christie and the Democrats, who control the state house, remain at odds over Christie's proposal for a 10 percent income tax cut.

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City Redistricting Panel Takes Shape

Thursday, June 14, 2012

The City Council’s redistricting panel can start the work of reconfiguring the Council’s 51 districts to reflect the results of last U.S. Census. Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced his seven appointees to the panel on Thursday. Last month Speaker Christine Quinn and City Council Minority leader James Oddo made their eight picks.

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Dems Slam Christie Over Spending in NJ Budget Battle

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Governor Chris Christie’s budget proposal calls for the highest spending increase in the nation, even as state revenue projections are below initial estimates, a new analysis shows.

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NYC Budget FY 2013

Monday, June 11, 2012

WNYC's contributing editor for politics and investigations Bob Hennelly talks about the city's budget for the new fiscal year.

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NJ Election Day Guide

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Lee Keough, managing editor of NJSpotlight.com, and Bob Hennelly, WNYC's contributing editor for politics and investigations, take an in-depth look at today's New Jersey state primary election.

→ Resources: NJ Spotlight Voter Guide | 10th District Interviews | 9th District Interviews | New District Map

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This Week in Politics: Campaign Endorsements, 2004 GOP Arrests Return, and A Brooklyn Senate Race Finale

Friday, June 01, 2012

On This Week in Politics, WNYC political reporters run down some of the top political stories from the week that was, providing insight and analysis on local, state and nation...
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Dems Duke it Out for Shot at Payne’s Seat

Thursday, May 31, 2012

There’s less than a week to go before the Democratic primary, and candidates running to try and succeed the late Congressman Donald Payne Sr. have been relying on tried and true methods to make their case to the voters: name recognition, resumes and endorsements.

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Incumbents in NJ Battle for District That Is a Study in Contrasts

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Democrat incumbent congressmen Bill Pascrell and Steve Rothman — pitted against one another as a result of redistricting — are battling for the newly created ninth district, a Democratic stronghold that is a study in contrasts.

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Bungled 911 Call System Redo Cost Taxpayers Millions, Audit Finds

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

One of the prime contractors selected to improve the city’s 911 call system overbilled taxpayers by as much as $163 million because of “severe mismanagement,” according to an audit by City Comptroller John Liu released Wednesday.

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Another Year, Another Disclosure of Bloomberg’s Taxes

Friday, May 25, 2012

As he has done every year since becoming mayor, Michael Bloomberg permitted reporters to review a heavily redacted draft of his federal and state tax returns on Friday. But the forms didn’t show dollar amounts, instead there were letters.

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Tampa and Charlotte Grapple with Cost of Hosting Conventions

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The populist strategy to make the GOP appear as the exclusive province of the one percent has also extended to how the Democrats plan to finance their national convention in Charlotte, N.C., in September.

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Amid Budget Wrangling, Council Takes Aim at Soaring NYPD Claim Payouts

Sunday, May 20, 2012

As the cash-strapped City Council scours the mayor’s proposed budget for wiggle room, a report shows the city spent $50.5 million more last fiscal year to settle claims against the NYPD than it did the year previous.

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This Week in Politics: Stop-and-Frisk, Carrion Endorses, and Disability Agency Clears the Senate

Friday, May 18, 2012

On This Week in Politics, WNYC political reporters run down some of the top political stories from the week that was, providing insight and analysis on local, state and national political issues that touch New Yorkers.

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Pitted Against Each Other, NJ Incumbent Dems Battle for Party's Progressives

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Democrat incumbent New Jersey Congressmen Bill Pascrell and Steve Rothman used their final broadcast debate Monday night to try make a pitch for the party's progressives ahead of the June 5 primary to decide who should represent the freshly drawn 9th district.

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New Jersey Elections Heat Up

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Bob Hennelly, WNYC's contributing editor for politics and investigations, discusses two key congressional elections in the Garden State: the Steve Rothman vs. Bill Pascrell primary, and who will fill Donald Payne's seat.

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Stop And Frisks Do Not Always Drive Homicides Down, Data Shows

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

The NYPD credited citywide declining homicide rates to its increasing reliance on the controversial practice of stop-and-frisk last week. But in the 13 precincts citywide where homici...

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Incumbent Dems Battle for New NJ District in 2nd Debate

Monday, May 14, 2012

Longtime Democratic Congressmen Bill Pascrell and Steve Rothman will face off in their second debate at Montclair University on Monday night.

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