WNYC's Bob Hennelly is an award-winning investigative journalist. While at WNYC he has reported on a wide gamut of major public policy questions ranging from immigration and homeland security to power outages and utility mergers.
Born in Paterson, New Jersey, he has always had a keen interest in the role of immigration in the evolution of the United States historically. Before coming to WNYC he was national affairs correspondent for Pacifica Network News. His written work has appeared in the New York Times, the Village Voice, the Chrisitian Science Monitor, the Miami Herald, the Detroit Free Press, and dozens of other magazines and newspapers. He has acted as a consultant/reporter for “60 Minutes” and been featured on C-Span's “America and the Courts” as well as on C-Span's “Washington Roundtable.” He went to Ramapo College in New Jersey and also worked there as an adjunct teaching environmental journalism, a course he originated. He lives in New Jersey with his wife and three daughters.
Bob Hennelly appears in the following:
Friday, October 08, 2010
In exchange for almost $1 million in campaign cash and other gifts, former New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi admitted Thursday that he handed access to $250 million in state retiree funds to a California-based private equity firm.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
The president stopping in Edison, New Jersey to promote his small business agenda.
Thursday, July 22, 2010
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came to the new Giants-Jets stadium's 50-yard line to lay out the most dramatic public policy shift for the state's gambling industry and Sports Authority since both were created more than 30 years ago. After the state lost the intitial rounds of roulette on the Xanadu mega-mall here, Christie says he may have no choice but to throw more chips on the table.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
All of the Democratic contenders for Attorney General support the bill.
Friday, June 25, 2010
There will be layoffs, but not as many as originally planned.
Friday, June 18, 2010
This week Gov. Paterson imposed a June 28 deadline on the legislature to come up with a budget deal.
Monday, June 07, 2010
This Tuesday, most of New Jersey's members of Congress face a primary challenge from within their own party. Close to 50 candidates are vying for the Garden State's 13 House seats.
Monday, June 07, 2010
New Jersey voters head to the polls on Tuesday to determine who gets to run for 13 of the state's House seats in November.
Wednesday, June 02, 2010
Monday, May 17, 2010
Former chairs of the New York City Charter Revision Commissions are meeting tonight. They'll offer their insights to the current Charter Revision panel about how best to reform City government.
Monday, May 03, 2010
Police have spoken to the registered owner of the vehicle used as a homemade car bomb in the heart of Times Square, and say they have ruled him out as a suspect in the case.
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
While Democrats statewide wait for New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to announce whether he plans to run for governor, five Democrats are already hard at work trying to win his current job.
Monday, April 19, 2010
Local school board elections take place in New Jersey tomorrow and this year the governor is paying very close attention.
Tuesday, April 06, 2010
New York lawmakers are due back in Albany on Wednesday following a Passover and Easter break, and Gov. David Paterson is challenging legislators to come up with budget solutions quickly. The state budget was due April 1.
Thursday, March 25, 2010
New Jersey school boards are backing a call from Governor Christie that teachers forgo pay raises.
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Voters in Brooklyn have elected David Greenfield, an attorney and former staffer on Joe Lieberman's presidential campaign, to the City Council.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Possible $1.3 billion cut in state aid could lead to 19,000 layoffs.
Monday, March 15, 2010
Across-the-board 10 percent spending cut from a governor who's been in office less than two months.
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
An independent commission is raising a warning flag about the cost of the city's capital construction campaign.
Monday, February 15, 2010
Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed the New York State Senate for documents relating to community groups that received state money at the request of Senate President Malcolm Smith.