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Joseph Capriglione

WNYC/NJPR

Joseph Capriglione works in the WNYC newsroom as an Associate Producer for New Jersey Public Radio.

He works with the station’s award-winning roster of hosts, editors and reporters to ensure that no stone in the state goes unturned, and that all New Jersey news gets to the air thoroughly vetted, and in a timely manner. Prior to joining the newsroom fulltime, Joseph worked as a freelance producer at WNYC, first for The Takeaway, and then for the Peabody Award-winning Brian Lehrer Show. He got his start in public radio as a general assignment reporter at Newark’s WBGO, where he covered Essex and Hudson county politics. He’s also done freelance reporting and production work for NPR, Marketplace and the BBC World Service. 

Joseph Capriglione appears in the following:

Bucking National Trend, GOP Districts in NJ Might Go Blue

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Forecasters are predicting gains for Republicans in both the House and the Senate. But in New Jersey, Democratic candidates are making a strong challenge for two open GOP seats.

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Christie Says GOP Must Control "Voting Mechanisms" Ahead of 2016

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Gov. Christie made the comments during a keynote address to a US Chamber of Commerce Group.

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What Sayreville Football Players Say They Saw

Monday, October 20, 2014

Members of the scandal-ridden team say hazing rituals included punching and groping, but some have dialed back their initial testimony indicating sexual assault.

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JFK, Newark Liberty Airports To Increase Ebola Screening

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The government plans to begin taking the temperatures of travelers from West Africa who arrive at five U.S. airports as part of a stepped-up response to the Ebola epidemic.

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After Arrestees Die in Custody, Little Transparency

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Kenwin Garcia, 25, died in police custody on July 15, 2008. His death and the details surrounding it have prompted questions about how arrest-related deaths are investigated

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Al Sharpton Turns 60: From Flamethrower to Power Broker

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Peniel Joseph, professor of History at Tufts University and the author of several books about the civil rights movement, said Sharpton continues to be a catalyst for action. 

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On The Campaign Trail, This Is Not 2012's Chris Christie

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Chris Christie now appearing on a gubernatorial campaign trail near you is subtly different from the Christie of 2012. Glimpses of 2016?  

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In NJ, Staffers Vote In Place of Lawmakers

Monday, September 29, 2014

Although the rules say New Jersey lawmakers have to be present in the chamber for their vote to count, their staffers routinely cast electronic votes in their bosses' absence.

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New Jersey's Handling of Food-Stamps May Lead to Cuts

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The end of the "Heat and Eat" program and possible cuts in federal funding frustrate state legislators.

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Camden Public School Activists Up in Arms

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

A bill working its way through the NJ Legislature has advocates angry about what they say is the privatization of their city's school district.

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Bloomberg Retakes Helm as Namesake Company Faces Challenges

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The former mayor is returning to lead his namesake financial media company.

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Construction Trade Group Sues Jersey City

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

WNYC
A construction trade and advocacy group says Jersey City's policy of using unionized contractors discriminates against non-union builders.

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Ethics Expert Critiques High Bridgegate Bills

Monday, September 01, 2014

WNYC
An ethics expert says Governor Christie's legal bills "seem to be exorbitant."

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Manhattan DA Targets Dock Deal by Port Authority

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Manhattan D.A. wants to know the story behind how a local docks company reached a $25 million deal with the Port Authority, and why the agency failed to inform the public.

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With No Bus System, Some NJ Parents Don't Know How Kids Will Get to Class

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The chair of the NJ Senate's Education Committee says she's concerned about the roll-out of Newark's school reform program, and that the state is monitoring the situation.

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Five Takeaways from the Health Commish on the City's Ebola Preparedness

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

CDC staffing at airports helps city, NYC health commissioner says.

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'Independent' State Ethics Panel Perhaps Not So

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

An investigation by The New York Times reveals the office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo repeatedly interfered with the commission he created to root out corruption in Albany.

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Christie May Cut Pension Benefits for Younger Workers

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

But workers are protesting the possible cuts.

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Feds Find Newark Police Engaged in 'Unconstitutional Policing'

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

WNYC

The Justice Department found excessive force and inadequate accountability.

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Mayor Promises Full Investigation Into Fatal Staten Island Arrest

Friday, July 18, 2014

WNYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio said he's ordered a "full and thorough investigation" into the death of a Staten Island man who died Thursday while in police custody.

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