It's not really clear what Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is probing in his look into Governor Cuomo's inner circle but there is certainly some concern about the effect of the investigation of the Buffalo Billion on projects paid by that fund.
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“Get yourself to a vantage point of seclusion and view the world with your eyes alone. Think of the infinite spaces of the skies and the world beneath.” – Charles Burchfield’s Journals
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown has said many times that he is committed to increasing workforce diversity, even urging businesses and residents to sign his Opportunity Pledge. So it might come as a surprise to hear that labor leaders say the mayor has a tool at his disposal that could encourage the hiring of city residents, but hasn't been using it. Investigative Post's Charlotte Keith reports.
Making A Difference
Throughout February WNED|WBFO is recognizing everyday citizens of Western New York who are doing amazing things in their communities. Our “Making a Difference” project emphasizes the importance of volunteerism and encourages others to lend a helping hand. Here is the story of a community champion who is making a difference.