Nancy Solomon

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This Week In Politics: A Union Deal for de Blasio, Questions for Christie

Saturday, May 03, 2014


Spring has finally sprung for Mayor Bill de Blasio as he revels in a union deal...while New Jersey Governor Chris Christie faces a yawning budget deficit, more questions on Bridgegate, and the specter of losing support in a presidential primary to former Florida Governor Jeb Bush. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein and ...


This Week In Politics: Christie's In-House Cleaning

Saturday, March 29, 2014


An internal report by a group of high-powered lawyers says Christie and his allies did nothing wrong. So why did Port Authority Chairman David Samson resign?

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This Week in Politics: de Blasio, Christie, Samson Feel the Heat

Saturday, March 22, 2014


The first Bridgegate question — and calls for Port Authority Chair David Samson to resign. This Week in Politics breaks it down.


This Week in Politics: Is Christie Getting his Mojo Back?

Saturday, March 01, 2014

This Week in Politics: Christie's up, and De Blasio gets his first major bill passed.


This Week In Politics: The Snowball Effect

Saturday, January 25, 2014


Snow created problems on both sides of the Hudson this week: for Mayor Bill de Blasio, who was forced to acknowledge that "more could have been done" when it came to snow removal; and for Chris Christie, whose inaugural party had to be cancelled. The Governor delivered his inaugural address even as FBI agents began to investigate a second allegation of abuse of power — this one over a Hoboken development deal and Sandy aid.

WNYC's Andrea Bernstein, Brigid Bergin and New Jersey Public Radio's Nancy Solomon break it all down.

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How Christie's Men Turned the Port Authority into a Political Piggy Bank

Thursday, January 16, 2014

For Governor Chris Christie, having David Wildstein as his director of interstate capital projects meant more than causing traffic jams for uncooperative Democrats in Fort Lee. It meant controlling billions of dollars that could be spent in ways that served Christie's national ambitions.

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This Week in Politics: Goings and Comings

Saturday, December 14, 2013


The roiling controversy surrounding Gov. Chris Christie's appointees at the Port Authority claims another resignation; Christie sits down with reporters; and Mayor Elect Bill de Blasio names another government veteran, this one to be the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services. WYNC's Andrea Bernstein breaks it all down with New Jersey Public Radio's Nancy Solomon and City Hall reporter Brigid Bergin.


This Week in Politics: Handlers

Saturday, December 07, 2013


A busy week for two Mayors and two Governors. Governors Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo, outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg and incoming Mayor Bill de Blasio — all four had their reasons for running from the media and embracing us, for ducking questions and for answering them wholeheartedly. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein and Brigid Bergin and New Jersey Public Radio's Nancy Solomon break it all down.


This Week In Politics: Waning and Waxing

Saturday, November 16, 2013


The Bloomberg administration enters its waning days as Chris Christie gets ready to assume a national post — and from towers near grand central terminal to traffic on the George Washington Bridge, WNYC's Andrea Bernstein and Brigid Bergin, and New Jersey Public Radio's Nancy Solomon break it all down.


A Riesling with that Cicada Taco?

Friday, May 24, 2013


A great source of protein is coming to a backyard near you as millions of cicadas are beginning to emerge from their 17-year incubation.

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First Cicadas Sighted in NJ!

Wednesday, May 01, 2013


Cicadas have been spotted crawling out of the ground, butt-first, in Short Hills, N.J. Take a look at some photos, and if cicadas are emerging near you, let us know on our quick cicada-spotting form (we'll send your data to bug scientists who are tracking the emergence).

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Cory Booker on His Political Future

Friday, December 21, 2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker has announced that he will not run for Governor, but will instead "explore" the possibility of running for a New Jersey Senate seat. Brian and Nancy Solomon, managing editor for New Jersey Public Radio, talk to Booker about his political future and Garden State politics.

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In Bergen County, Problems Stemming From Sandy Surface During Panel

Monday, December 03, 2012

Many of the problems encountered in the aftermath of Sandy in the badly hit areas of Bergen County were explored Monday by the New Jersey Senate  Budget and Appropriations Committee.

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In NJ, Residents Prepare for the Worst

Saturday, October 27, 2012

In New Jersey, residents prepared for Hurricane Sandy as the governor declared a state of emergency on Saturday.


NJ Assembly Looks Into Unspent Foreclosure Funds

Wednesday, October 24, 2012


The New Jersey Assembly held hearings Wednesday on the Christie administration's programs to reduce foreclosures in the state. The hearings focused on $300 million in aid from the federal government that was intended to help homeowners facing foreclosure.


Traveling Cross-Country with a One-Year-Old

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Nancy Solomon, writer for travel blog Ciao Bambino!, answers listener questions about flying across the country with a toddler. 

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