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Nancy Solomon

Managing Editor, New Jersey Public Radio

Nancy Solomon is the director of WNYC's 2016 election coverage and managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, which won a 2014 Peabody Award for Chris Christie, White House Ambitions and the Abuse of Power

Solomon fell in love with radio reporting and production at KLCC in Eugene, Oregon, in 1995. She moved to New Jersey in 2001 and has been covering the state ever since. She has produced more than a hundred stories for NPR and was a 2008-09 Spencer Fellow in Education Reporting at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. During that year, Solomon produced “Mind the Gap: Why Good Schools are Failing Black Students” for which she won a Peabody Award. Long before becoming a journalist, Solomon was the first woman ever hired to work on the county road crew in Portland, Oregon. 

Nancy Solomon appears in the following:

No E-Z Pass For Christie in Bridgegate Trial

Monday, September 26, 2016

The latest updates on the Bridgegate trial.

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How September 11th Revealed the Real Hillary Clinton

Friday, September 09, 2016

Hillary Clinton's response to 9/11 displayed her intense compassion for underdogs and her tendency toward hawkishness.

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WNYC@RNC: Our Take on Day Two of the Republican National Convention

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

What is the word uttered more than any other? Hint: It starts with H. 

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A Raise and a Cut: Christie's New Gas Tax Plan

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Late Monday night, the NJ State Assembly passed Christie-backed legislation to secure transportation funding by raising the state gas tax and lowering the sales tax.

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Donald Who? New York GOP Leaders Won't Comment

Friday, April 08, 2016

Trump may be the front-runner in the GOP race, but many NY Republicans don't want to talk about him.  

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This Week in Trump: Give Donald a Hand

Friday, March 04, 2016

A small, small hand, according to Rubio.

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Christie Opposes Democrats' Pension Proposal in Budget Address

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

In his first public appearance since dropping out the presidential race, the Governor says a Democratic plan to pay for pensions will wreck the New Jersey economy.  

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City to Open More Drop-In Centers for Homeless

Monday, January 11, 2016

New York City is doubling the number of drop-in centers that serve homeless people who don't want to go to shelters.

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Exclusive: De Blasio To Offer Six Weeks Paid Parental Leave For Non-Union City Workers

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

The mayor will announce an executive order on Tuesday that will make the city's parental leave policy the most generous in the country alongside Austin and Pittsburgh. 

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Silver Guilty on All Counts

Monday, November 30, 2015

A federal court found former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver guilty of corruption.

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Christie: Bad Week for the Governor is Good Week for the Candidate

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Democrats increased their majority in the New Jersey state legislature. Meanwhile, Christie's presidential campaign is having its best week yet. 

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What to Know Before You Head to the Polls

Tuesday, November 03, 2015

From the New Jersey State Assembly races to a medical marijuana bill in Ohio, we break down what's at stake in today's elections.

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Was the Facebook Donation a Boon or a Burden for Newark Schools?

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

A large chunk of Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark wound up going to charter schools at the expense of public schools. That's left many teachers and parents unhappy.

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What We Learned This Week About Donald Trump

Saturday, August 29, 2015

In a week's worth of stories on Donald Trump, we tried to avoid the circus and, instead, tell you about the GOP presidential candidate and his ties to New York City.   

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Long Unappreciated, Sound Design Is the Star of This Show

Thursday, July 16, 2015

A new play takes the audience backstage.

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In His Own Words: An Audio History of Gov. Chris Christie

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

We look back at some of the highs and lows of Gov. Christie's time in public office.

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African-Americans Reluctant to Treat Mental Illness

Monday, June 29, 2015

From the pulpit to the psychiatrist's office, mental health advocates are seeking to improve access to care among urban black communities.

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Supreme Court's ACA Ruling: 200,000 NJ Patients Cheer, Republicans Jeer

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Supreme Court's ruling in favor of health care subsidies on the federal marketplace preserves the cost of insurance for nearly 200,000 New Jersey residents.

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Newark Superintendent Resigns

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Newark Schools superintendent Cami Anderson has announced her resignation. NJPR's Nancy Solomon discusses what's in store now for Newark schools.

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Clash Between Police, Crowds at NJ Hip Hop Concert Prompts Questions

Monday, June 08, 2015

New Jersey State Police officers donned riot gear and fired tear gas after a group of non-ticket holders forcefully tried to gain admission into the concert.

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