Mascia requests a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on BMHA spending

In a letter this week, former elected housing commissioner Joe Mascia asked United States Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) to conduct an investigation into “pervasive corruption and mismanagement” at the Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority (BMHA), which enjoys a $43


Pigeon may take a plea, handing prosecutors Senator Tim Kennedy

It is being rumored among political operatives that former Democratic Party Chairman G. Steven Pigeon — recently indicted on bribery charges by his longtime nemesis Attorney General Eric Schneiderman — is willing to take a plea deal in exchange for providing the


Different times call for a different highway system in Buffalo

THE EDITORIAL BOARD It is time to amend the region’s highway infrastructure. The 1950s-era concept of the metropolitan ‘beltway’ damaged Buffalo badly for the following seven decades.  The city has been severed from its waterfront, egregiously limiting waterfront access, worsening the city’s