Joseph Capriglione


Joseph Capriglione appears in the following:

Where in the World Is Sen. Cory Booker?

Monday, April 07, 2014

When he was Newark's mayor, Cory Booker was everywhere - magazine spreads, cable news, and even a TV series. But since his election to the Senate, he's been conspicuously silent.


A Bridgegate Legal Primer

Friday, April 04, 2014

Here's what we do know: Last September, local access lanes to the George Washington Bridge were closed with little notice, causing traffic jams, accidents and general chaos in Fort Lee for four days. The lane closures were ordered by Port Authority executive David Wildstein, with the knowledge of Bridget Anne ...


G Train Faces Summer Shutdown

Friday, April 04, 2014

Sandy is the gift that keeps on giving for the New York City subway system. The G train won't run between Brooklyn and Queens for five weeks this summer so the MTA can finish repairing massive damage caused by the storm.

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Fifth Christie Ally Resigns

Friday, March 28, 2014

As a close ally and confidante resigns from the Port Authority, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says in his first press conference in months that he's been "sensitized" by the bridgegate scandal.

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Chris Christie Holds First Town Hall Since Bridgegate

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Governor Christie will hold his first town hall meeting with constituents - the first since members of his administration were directly linked to the order to close down traffic lanes at the George Washington Bridge in an apparent act of political payback.


Port Authority: "We Apologize" For Bridgegate

Wednesday, February 19, 2014


In their first public statements to date on the Bridgegate scandal, commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey apologized for the hazards to public safety and convenience caused by two appointees of Governor Chris Christie when they closed lanes at the George Washington Bridge last September. 


Salt Shortage! Here Are Some Other Ways to Fight the Ice

Friday, February 14, 2014

With more snow coming this weekend and a shortage of rock salt in the region, what are you supposed to do with your iced-over driveway or sidewalk? We've got you covered.


Jeter To Play His Final Season

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

It's the end of an era in the Bronx. Shortstop Derek Jeter announced he'll retire after the 2014 season, ending nearly two decades with the Yankees.


Christie Escapes NJ, But Finds Little Love in TX

Thursday, February 06, 2014

His relevance for 2016 may be in doubt, but with 36 governors races on this year's ballots, Chris Christie matters very much in 2014.  As chair of the Republican Governors Association, Christie leads the group charged with raising money for the GOP's gubernatorial candidates and getting them elected to office.



GW Bridge Legislative Investigations Merge

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

New Jersey Public Radio
The joint panel will reissue the subpoenas for documents related to the lane closures near the George Washington Bridge last year.


Chris Christie's Horrible, Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

Friday, January 24, 2014


It's hard to keep up with all the allegations surrounding the one-time presidential front-runner for the GOP. Get caught up.

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Newark Mayoral Candidates, Teachers Criticize Suspension of School Principals

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Newark's state-appointed superintendent is facing criticism for the suspension of four school principals who spoke out against her "One Newark" plan to reform the city's school district.

The principals have been suspended indefinitely after speaking out at a rally last week organized by mayoral candidate and Central High School principal ...


Against Backdrop of Investigations, Christie Sounds Bipartisan Note in Second Inaugural

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Chris Christie was sworn in for a second term as New Jersey's governor, but the festive atmosphere was tempered by investigations into politically-motivated traffic tie-ups and the allocation of Sandy relief funds. Christie did not address the controversies in his remarks. 


Poll: Christie Still Popular with NJ Residents

Monday, January 13, 2014

A new poll finds Governor Christie remains popular with New Jersey residents in spite of last week's revelations that members of the Governor's staff played a direct role in the closure of local access lanes to the G.W. Bridge.


Christie Loses Pinelands Pipeline Vote

Friday, January 10, 2014

Some observers say the rejection of the Christie-backed gas pipeline could be a sign of weakened political strength amidst the George Washington Bridge scandal.

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Christie's Exit from Global Warming Pact Challenged

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Environmental lawyers argued before a New Jersey appellate court Wednesday that the state violated its own rules when it withdrew from a regional agreement with 9 other states to reduce power plant emissions.


NJ Senate Primary Turnout Wasn't the Lowest. But Almost.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013


Thanks to the celebrity of Democratic front-runner Cory Booker, the race to fill the seat of the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg  has garnered national media attention. But national headlines did little to motivate voter turnout. See live results here.

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New York Housing Board to Increase Tenant Representation

Friday, July 05, 2013

Change is coming to the board of the New York City Housing Authority.

The state legislature has approved a plan backed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg that will expand the authority's governing board from four to seven members. Two of the board's full-time positions have been eliminated, leaving Chairman John Rhea ...


New Sandy Relief Grants to Target Volunteer Groups

Monday, July 01, 2013

While those affected from Sandy continue to rebuild, there's new help for volunteers.

The non-profit Citizens Committee of New York will be awarding micro-grants of up to $2,000 to support volunteer-led groups, rather than individuals.

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In a Week of Courtroom Landmarks, Attention Shifts to Trayvon Martin Trial

Friday, June 28, 2013

This week, the country reacted to several landmark Supreme Court decisions that had huge implications for the civil rights movement. But in a Sanford, Fla.  courtroom, it was the first week of testimony in the high profile murder trial of George Zimmerman for shooting and killing unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin.