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Nancy Solomon

Managing Editor, New Jersey Public Radio

Nancy Solomon is the Managing Editor of New Jersey Public Radio.  

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:

Two Indicted in NJ Bridgegate Scandal

Friday, May 01, 2015

After a 16-month-long federal investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closings scandal dubbed "Bridgegate," two indictments have come down.

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Tampered Engineering Reports Only the Beginning for Sandy Victims

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Experts warn problems with adjuster estimates may be more widespread, but harder to find.

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New Subpoena? Bah! Christie Hits Campaign Trail

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

With the Jerry Jones controversy hanging over him, Christie makes a do-or-die trip to the live free or die state.

Former Port Authority Chairman to Retire from Private Law Firm

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

David Samson steps down from his law and lobbying firm as federal prosecutors continue to investigate his tenure at the Port Authority.

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Sen. Menendez Indicted on Federal Bribery Charges

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Sen. Robert Menendez was indicted on federal corruption charges. NJPR's Nancy Solomon, NJTV's David Cruz & The Takeaway's Todd Zwillich explain the charges.

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Menendez on Federal Corruption Charges: 'I Will Be Vindicated'

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The senior New Jersey Senator has been indicted for accepting gifts from a friend who is also a political donor. 

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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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In Newark, Almost Half of Last Year's Murders Remain Unsolved

Monday, February 16, 2015

WNYC
About 75 percent of those killed in Newark are deliberate targets over drug territory, according to the police director. Of last year's 93 murders, 42 have not yet led to an arrest. 

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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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Christie's 'State of the State' Speech Nods at State of the Nation

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

The New Jersey Governor highlighted the accomplishments of his five years in office while beginning his pivot towards a national audience.

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

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

WNYC
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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Tri-State Results

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Cuomo and Booker cruise; Grimm wins; and Dan Malloy is still waiting. A tri-state panel of reporters breaks down last night's local races.

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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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Christie's GOP Campaigning Takes Him To Ohio

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Christie's role as head of the Republican Governors' Association will see him travel to six state in 8 days campaigning for GOP candidates across the country.

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Is Christie's Barnstorming a Preview of 2016?

Monday, September 29, 2014

The governor will spend up to six days a week until Election Day campaigning for GOP candidates across the country, perhaps serving as a preview of his presidential campaign.

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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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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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