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Buffalo remains an impoverished city

Nearly 3 in 10 residents live in poverty. It's even worse for children: More than 4 in 10. There are few signs of progress.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo ranked as the nation’s second-poorest city when Byron Brown took office in 2006.

The following year, the mayor declared that his administration was working hard to “bring people into the mainstream of Buffalo’s economy” while “taking steps” to reverse the “alarming numbers.” 

Fifteen years later, the numbers haven’t changed.

You can read the full story on Investigative Post's website.