Tim Kennedy

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Mike Baggerman
October 18, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Even though there's a renewed push for the state to fund local urban infrastructure needs , there are still "big ticket" projects that are being pushed at the highest levels of New York State. Buffalo's Skyway is one of those ticket items. Governor Andrew Cuomo has already...
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Pothole on Main Street in Buffalo. May 21, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 17, 2019 - 12:22 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - There will be a six-month push to fund municipal infrastructure needs in New York State. "Rebuild NY" began their campaign on Thursday at the corner of Main and Best Streets in Buffalo. Officials said this locally-maintained roadway is one example of roadway, among hundreds...
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Brendan Keany
Mike Baggerman
September 13, 2019 - 1:47 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The New York State Legislature is creating new legislation in response to the death of a three-year-old boy in Rochester over the summer. The boy fell through a plastic cover and into the grease trap behind a Tim Horton's restaurant on July 15 . He died at Strong Memorial...
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Brendan Keany
Brendan Keany
August 30, 2019 - 12:22 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Congressman Brian Higgins and State Senator Tim Kennedy held a joint press conference in the Old First Ward on Friday morning to announce a major investment into the Ohio Street Lift Bridge. Congressman Brian Higgins and State Senator Tim Kennedy are announcing a new investment of...
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July 15, 2019 - 10:40 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Last week, Erie County Clerk Mickey Kearns filed a lawsuit against Governor Cuomo and DMV Commissioner Mark Schroeder over the Green Light Law, which would provide driver's licenses to illegal immigrants. "The Green Light Law conflicts with federal immigration law,...
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May 08, 2019 - 12:28 am
ALBANY (WBEN) - The state committee on Racing, Gaming and Wagering is convening in Albany Wednesday morning for a public hearing to discuss mobile sports betting in New York. While State Senator Tim Kennedy doesn't serve on the committee, he discussed his general feelings toward sports betting and...
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NFTA Metro Rail station at LaSalle Street. May 3, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
May 03, 2019 - 2:39 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The NFTA's Metro Rail will see infrastructure improvements over the next five years ranging from track replacement and video surveillance upgrades, to improvements in escalators and ventilation. "LaSalle Station and the rest of the metro rail have been showing its age," State...
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Mike Baggerman
May 02, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The state Senate on Thursday will hold a public hearing to address limousine and bus safety. The public hearing comes in the wake of the crash on Schoharie, New York last year that resulted in the deaths of 20 people. "I think the meeting is going to be very emotional," State...
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Erie County Sheriff Deputy Robert Galbraith with Apollo (Photo via Erie County Sheriff's Office)
Mike Baggerman
April 29, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - State lawmakers continue to inch closer towards the legalization of recreational marijuana but they're not definitive about legislation coming by the end of the 2019 Albany session in June. Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples Stokes said she hopes that lawmakers don't...
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Brendan Keany
April 17, 2019 - 12:39 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - State Senator Tim Kennedy was joined by leaders of the Buffalo Jewish Federation on Wednesday morning to announce the allocation of $100,000 for the Secure Jewish Buffalo Fund. State Senator Tim Kennedy says $100,000 has been allocated for the Secure Jewish Buffalo...
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