Bob Hennelly

Bob Hennelly appears in the following:

NYC Transportation Crisis

Monday, January 24, 2005

The New York City area is in the worst transportation funding crisis in a generation according to advocacy groups.

Without billions in new aid, just maintaining the status quo is draining the region's transit network. Both New Jersey and New York find themselves using tight transportation ...


Weiner Donations Under Scrutiny

Friday, January 21, 2005

Even before Mayoral hopeful Congressman Anthony Weiner officially enters the race, questions about his war chest have him double checking some sources of his campaign cash.

Under scrutiny are dozens of money orders reportedly turned in by a long time backer of Congressman Weiner and attributed ...


Brooklyn Revitilization Zones

Wednesday, January 19, 2005

Just days after vowing to help preserve manufacturing jobs in his state of the city speech, Mayor Bloomberg unveiled a long-awaited industrial retention plan in East New York. That Brooklyn neighborhood will be one of 14 that will be designated as industrial business zones, and Bloomberg says his administration is ...


Gifford Miller Leads Fundraising Pack

Wednesday, January 19, 2005

According to the latest campaign finance board postings New York City Council Speaker Gifford's fundraising leads the pack of Democratic Mayoral hopefuls. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

So far, Miller has raised $4.2 million dollars from over 4,000 contributors. The Speaker has already spent a quarter ...


Mayoral Hopefuls Visit Harlem Church

Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Yesterday, hundreds of people packed the Canaan Baptist Church in Harlem to hear all five Democrastic candidates for mayor, as well as the Republican incumbent Michael Bloomberg, make a pitch for the support of the community. WNYC's Bob Hennelly was there.


Thousands of Mentally Ill NJ Teens Detained Illegally

Wednesday, November 24, 2004

News that thousands of mentally ill New Jersey teenagers are detained illegally throws a local spotlight on what is a national problem--Society is incarcerating its most vulnerable children. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more on a crisis that has already had deadly consequences.

It's pre-holiday rush ...


Acting NJ Governor Dick Codey

Sunday, November 14, 2004

A crowd of over 400 McGreevey loyalists and members of the press gathered in the state museum in Trenton for the final public farewell speech from the New jersey Governor.

After Governor McGreevey’s farewell there was relief and apprehension. The personality driven media ...


New Jersey and Albany Roundup

Wednesday, November 03, 2004

The outcome of the presidential race was predicted in New York from the beginning of the campaign. But this election became a pitted battle over change in Albany. We discuss the state Assembly and Senate races with WNYC's Albany reporter Karen DeWitt.

Also, ...


Iraq Turns Personal in NJ

Saturday, October 30, 2004

In New Jersey the political debate over Iraq is becoming less abstract and more personal as the state prepares to see most of its 7,500 member National Guard sent overseas. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

On a recent Saturday morning in Westfield. The ...


NJ Voters Will Use E-Voting

Tuesday, October 26, 2004

A New Jersey state judge has ruled that voters will be allowed to use electronoic voting machines on Tuesday.

The judge said the machines have been used for ten years in parts of New Jersey without problems.

Of course, electronic ...


Flu Shot Shortage

Saturday, October 16, 2004

Across the region the demand for flu shots has far outpaced the supply, leaving seniors and others in risk categories struggling to find the vaccine. Bob Hennelly has more.


Newark Gangs Recruit Younger and Younger Kids

Wednesday, October 13, 2004

The national political debate is focused on urban combat in Iraq ... but closer to home, drug gangs are battling each other in Newark. Since July 1st, five law enforcement officers have been shot ... The state Attorney General has also brought charges against several police ...


NJ Tries to Fly Under Radar

Thursday, September 02, 2004

New York politicians are garnering a lot of attention during the Republican National Convention, with Governor Pataki set to introduce President Bush tonight. Flying under the radar has been the New Jersey delegations. Reporter Bob Hennelly has been spending time with the them, and he ...


McGreevey Tries to Salvage a Legacy

Wednesday, August 25, 2004

Gov. McGreevey ran as a reformer and promised to change the way business is done in Trenton. But two weeks ago McGreevey stunned the country with his announced resignation becoming the first Governor of New Jersey to leave in disgrace. Yet it appears his self- ...


Vote on the Future of the NJ Highlands

Thursday, June 10, 2004

On Thursday, the full New Jersey state legislature is expected to vote on the Highlands Protection Act. Viewed as the most significant environmental legislation of the last 30 years in New Jersey, it will protect hundreds of thousands of acres of watershed land. WNYC's Bob Hennelly ...


9/11 Commission Initial Findings

Thursday, May 20, 2004

The independent Federal commission released their initial findings on New York City's September 11th emergency response.


9/11 Commission Comes to New York City

Tuesday, May 18, 2004

The panel members of the federal 9-11 commission are in town today for the first of two days of hearings. They will be focusing on the emergency response to the 2001 terrorist attacks. WNYC's Bob Hennelly joins Soterios Johnson to preview what we can expect ...


Haynes Security Indictment Raises Questions

Friday, April 30, 2004

The criminal indictment of Haynes Security, one of New Jersey's largest private security companies, raises questions about just how well the state regulates this increasingly important industry. But as Bob Hennelly reports, New Jersey is not the only state where there are major gaps in oversight.


Freehold, NJ Immigrant Workers Win Right To Gather

Wednesday, March 31, 2004

Across the country groups of Latino men crowd town centers and street corners hopeful for getting work. Freehold, New Jersey banned workers from the spot where they had been permitted to gather for years. Today, workers who sued and won a Federal court order guaranteeing them ...


Federal Corruption Investigation in NJ

Wednesday, March 17, 2004

The Democrats of New Jersey under Governor Jim McGreevey have created the most effective fundraising machine in the state's history. It enabled them to take control of the Governor's mansion and the state house. But that success has come at the price of a massive Federal ...