Kate Kaye

At the Polish Falcons Hall in Depew, N.Y., one recent Saturday night, five women sat in the center of the crowd mulling the prizes on offer: pork tenderloin, top round roast, Italian sausage. Handcrafted meat-shaped dog chew toys dangled from colorful beads around their necks. Asked what they wanted to win, they exclaimed in unison, "everything!" as they eagerly waved plastic clappers and squeezed squeaking chew toys.

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New York State has been moving to shut down coal-burning electric power plants in recent years. On WBFO's Press Pass, Kate Kaye of Investigative Post outlines one such effort that may be producing unintended consequences.

Reporter Kate Kaye brings over two decades of journalism to her role at Investigative Post. By returning to her hometown after 23 years away, she offers a historical understanding of Buffalo's economic development efforts. Waterfront investment has had a positive impact, she says, but some parts of the city continue to be left behind.