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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:

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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Christie's New Port Man: I Would Have Acted Differently in Bridgegate

Thursday, July 10, 2014

John Degnan, nominated by Christie to replace David Samson, says he would have  taken immediate action upon learning that lanes had been closed on the George Washington Bridge.

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Will Atlantic City's 'Historical Baggage' Hurt Its Future?

Thursday, July 03, 2014

The long holiday weekend is upon us, and for many, that means a long weekend spent at area beaches. But one place people are increasingly not going is Atlantic City.

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NJ Judge Rules in Favor of Christie's Pension Plan

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.

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De Blasio to DNC: Come to Brooklyn in 2016

Friday, June 06, 2014

WNYC

The mayor wants to bring the big party convention back to New York.

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Your New York Rangers Stanley Cup Primer

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Everything you need to know about the "Broadway Blueshirts."

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Your Guide to the NJ Primaries

Monday, June 02, 2014

WNYC

The New Jersey primary features a cakewalk for Cory Booker and a few hotly contested open seats for Congress. 

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NJ Budget's 'Day of Reckoning' Has Arrived

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Chris Christie is hardly the first governor to raid the state's pension fund to plug holes in the budget. But it may be the end of the line for budgeting gimmicks.

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