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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:

As Schumer Ascends, Menendez Fights for Political Life

Friday, March 27, 2015

Two local U.S. Senators find themselves in the headlines, for very different reasons.

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Working to Keep Politics Out of NJ's Pension-Fund Investments

Thursday, March 26, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Offered a chance to put wider restrictions in place, NJ State Investment Council says it will first look to tightening current regulations

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Sex Offender Housing Restrictions Could be Counterproductive

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Restrictions on where registered sex offenders live after prison could make it harder for them to safely and successfully reenter society.

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Premier NYC Non-Profit Went from Blue Chip to Sinking Ship?

Monday, March 16, 2015

City and state regulators failed to foresee the financial troubles of a city non-profit that serves more than 100,000 residents a year.

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Why Did NJ Settle a $9 Billion Pollution Case for Pennies on the Dollar?

Friday, February 27, 2015

New Jersey sought $9 billion from ExxonMobil for the contamination of 1,500 acres of marshland. So why did the Christie administration settle out of court for $250 million?

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A Motivational Speaker's Advice for A-Rod and the Yankees

Thursday, February 26, 2015

After serving a season-long suspension, Alex Rodriguez (and the accompanying drama) has returned to the New York Yankees locker room. 

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Did New Jersey Really Lose Out When the Nets Left Town?

Friday, February 13, 2015

It's been more than two years since the New Jersey Nets crossed the river(s) and became the Brooklyn Nets. A look back at what they left behind in downtown Newark.

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Federal Bridgegate Investigators Interview Christie Whistleblower

Thursday, February 05, 2015

A former county prosecutor who says his refusal to drop a case against a Christie ally cost him his job says he detailed his abuse of power claims to federal investigators.

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Mourners Attend Wake for Fallen NYPD Officer

Saturday, January 03, 2015

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Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio were among those who attended the gathering to honor NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu.

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Progress and Political Ploys at the Port Authority

Monday, December 29, 2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced sweeping reform plans for the Port Authority. But will their proposed makeover of the agency go far enough?

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Embattled Congressman Grimm Says He's Not Going Anywhere

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The Republican Congressman pleaded guilty to a federal tax evasion charge, but says he has no plans to resign.

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Will Cuba's 'Beisboleros' Flock to American Shores?

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Major League Baseball fans hoping for an influx of Cuba's mythical talent will have to wait a while longer.

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When It Comes to Red Light Cameras, NJ's Numbers Don't Add Up

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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Red light cameras across New Jersey have gone dark for now. Local officials across the state want to bring them back, but Trenton's past fumbling of the program could doom its future.

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As NJ's Red Light Cameras Go Dark, Local Officials Say, 'Not So Fast!'

Friday, December 05, 2014

New Jerseys' red light cameras are set to go dark in less than two weeks. But local leaders and police officials are making a last-minute push to continue the program.

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Activists Say Rookie Officers Shouldn't Be Patrolling Public Housing

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The shooting of an unarmed man in an East New York public housing development has the public questioning "Operation Impact."

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In Aftermath of Ferguson Decision, NYC Turns Attention to Garner Case

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

As the nation absorbs a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who shot teenager Michael Brown, New York's attention now turns to the case of Eric Garner.

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Stabbing of NJ Welfare Worker Shines Spotlight on Police Cuts

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The stabbing of a state case worker in Camden is raising questions about the Christie Administration's decision to remove police officers from New Jersey's welfare offices.

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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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