Brenda Flanagan
Brenda Flanagan
Senior Correspondent

A New Jersey transplant circa 1979, (from New Orleans, via Maine) Brenda Flanagan has won four Emmys for work including an undercover investigative series on racial profiling, consumer safety stories and team coverage for “Miracle on the Hudson: Flight 1549,” among many other awards. She began her career in TV journalism at New Jersey Network, and moved to WWOR-TV, where she established the station’s Trenton Bureau and anchored public affairs programs. Flanagan covered the New Jersey legislature and governor’s office (five governors) and national political conventions, and has reported on mainstream New Jersey issues.

Posts by: Brenda Flanagan

Senate rejects two competing bills to end shutdown
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Senate rejects two competing bills to end shutdown

Brenda Flanagan | Jan 24, 2019

The first bill would have provided $5.7 billion to build President Donald Trump’s wall on the southern border while extending three years’ protection to some unauthorized immigrants. The second ...

Federal workers in Jersey feeling effects of shutdown
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Federal workers in Jersey feeling effects of shutdown

Brenda Flanagan | Jan 21, 2019

Some 1,000 federal employees in New Jersey have applied for unemployment benefits. Meanwhile, facing a 10 percent absenteeism rate nationwide, the TSA brought in outside staff to fill in for unpaid ...

Government shutdown affecting food inspection
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Government shutdown affecting food inspection

Brenda Flanagan | Jan 14, 2019

The FDA is inspecting only about one-third of the 160 facilities it normally checks and is focusing on following up on emergencies, responding to recalls and outbreaks and also looking at high-risk ...