Jessica Gould covers politics and public finance for WNYC.
Jessica joined WNYC during election season 2013, pitching in with coverage of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s re-election, Cory Booker’s U.S. Senate race and the New York City mayor’s race. Prior to WNYC, Jessica was a reporter for WAMU 88.5 in Washington, D.C., where she covered local news and produced features for the station and its weekly news magazine Metro Connection. While in Washington, Jessica also wrote a column on arts and nightlife for the Washington City Paper, and reported on community news for The Current. Jessica is a graduate of Harvard University and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. You can follow her on Twitter @ByJessicaGould
Jessica Gould appears in the following:
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Friday, September 05, 2014
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Monday, September 01, 2014
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Friday, August 15, 2014
Since taking office, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has used more than $1 billion in environmental funds to plug budget holes.
Thursday, August 07, 2014
After facing a series of shortfalls in recent years, New Jersey is getting low marks on its revenue forecasts
Monday, July 28, 2014
Some housing advocates called it the biggest challenge to New York City's property tax system in years. Now the city and state are seeking to dismiss it.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The 'Late Show' and Stephen Colbert will stay right where they are, in New York.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Rating agency Standard & Poor's is giving a positive review of how New York state is managing its debt. It's the third agency to do so.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
But workers are protesting the possible cuts.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Workers will start paying a portion of their salaries for health care premiums for the first time.
Sunday, July 13, 2014
It's the time of year that thousands of young Jewish Americans, many of them from the New York City area, head to Israel.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Lt. Gordon "Matt" Ambelas, a firefighter for 14 years, died on Saturday from severe burns and smoke inhalation while searching a one-bedroom unit for survivors in Williamsburg.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
After a barrage of complaints from commuters and lawmakers, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced it will spend $90 million to make improvements to its aging bus terminal on Manhattan's West Side.
Tuesday, July 08, 2014
It’s an E.R. without a hospital. HealthPlex will offer 24-hour emergency care, outpatient surgery, and a range of specialists, but it won’t allow patients to stay overnight.
Wednesday, July 02, 2014
BNP Paribas' settlement to resolve charges it processed transactions for clients in Sudan and Iran includes some $4 billion for New York state and its localities. And budget watchers warn the money should be invested — not used to plug budget holes.
Monday, June 30, 2014
"Balanced and responsible," or a plan that will hurt working families?
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
A New Jersey judge has ruled that Gov. Chris Christie can follow through with his plan to reduce the state's contributions to public workers' pension funds.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Democrats take the lead, offering a deal that would increase taxes and maintain pension payments.