Nancy Solomon

Managing Editor, New Jersey Public Radio

Nancy Solomon is the 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:

This Week in Politics: Who Can Run the Furthest from Christie?

Saturday, May 20, 2017

WNYC
In the Republican primary, the sitting governor's name (and the leading candidate's boss) is a dirty word.  

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New Jerseyan Targeted by Rep. Frelinghuysen Just Wants Constituents to Know What He Did

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Saily Avelenda, a political activist and former bank vice president who was called out in a fundraising letter from Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, says she doesn't intend to sue.

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N.J. Activist Says GOP Congressman's Complaint Forced Her To Quit Her Job

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A New Jersey woman is out of a job and is putting much of the blame on her congressman, Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen. He alerted her employer that she was active in a group opposing him.

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Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen Takes Aim at Constituent in Letter to Her Employer

Monday, May 15, 2017

Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) sent a fundraising letter to the employer of one of his constituents, calling her out as a member of an activist group that opposed him.

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GOP Congressman Frelinghuysen Targets Activist in Letter to Her Employer

Monday, May 15, 2017

The most powerful member of the New Jersey congressional delegation sent a fundraising letter to a board member of a bank — and called attention to a "ringleader" who worked there.

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Watch Live: New Jersey’s Gubernatorial Debates

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Starting at 6:30 p.m., live stream back-to-back debates with the Democratic and Republican candidates who have raised enough money to qualify for state matching funds.

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Angry Protesters Hit Frelinghuysen Office After Health Vote

Friday, May 05, 2017

New Jersey congressman takes heat after flipping on his vote.

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Gov. Chris Christie Fights to Save Drug Addicts, and His Own Legacy

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

The New Jersey governor is pleasing treatment advocates with his sharp focus on drug addiction. But it has done little to improve his lowest-in-the-nation poll numbers.  

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The Race to Be the Next Governor of New Jersey Heats Up

Monday, May 01, 2017

What you need to know about the candidates as New Jerseyans head to the polls for their gubernatorial primaries.

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New Jersey Activists Get a Meeting With Frelinghuysen

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

BlueWave NJ and NJ 11th For Change brought three buses of voters to Frelinghuysen's D.C. office.

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Properties Owned by Trump's Son-in-Law Now Targeted by Jersey City Activists

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Some Jersey City residents say high-rise towers owned by Jared Kushner shouldn't be able to profit from their town.

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Jersey City Debates Kushner Family Tax Breaks

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Demonstrators at a Jersey City, N.J. city council meeting demanded that council members commit to not giving a tax break for a large development planned by the Kushner family real estate company.

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Legislators Want Christie to Hand Over Confidential Files in Whistleblower Case

Monday, March 20, 2017

A former prosecutor tells the New Jersey state legislature that a corruption case was quashed, he was fired, and taxpayers footed a $5 million bill to make it all go away.

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De Blasio Seeks to Change Conversation After Prosecutors Decline to Bring Charges

Friday, March 17, 2017

The mayor offered tough talk on President Trump's budget proposal, but reporters pressed for details on the newly closed investigations into his fundraising practices.

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On the Firing of Preet Bharara, There's One New Yorker with No Comment

Monday, March 13, 2017

The mayor is mum. But NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill had a lot to say.

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GOP Congressman Sends Fund Raising Letter About Town Hall Protesters

Saturday, March 11, 2017

New Jersey's Leonard Lance angers constituents by saying they are mobilized by a Hillary Clinton group.

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At Local Town Halls, Anger Over Trump's Agenda

Friday, February 24, 2017

Congress will return to work after a week of packed, often raucous town hall meetings, where many constituents urged legislators to push back against the Trump Administration.

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One Republican Congressman in New Jersey Holds a Town Hall and Gets an Earful

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Rep. Leonard Lance was confronted by more than a thousand residents of his district who want him to split with his party and fight Donald Trump.

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New Jersey Residents Hold Town Halls Without Their Congressman

Monday, February 20, 2017

Republican Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen hasn't held a town hall meeting in more than four years, so constituents are holding meetings without him.

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Members of Congress Come Home

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Congress is on break next week and its members will be back in their home districts, here's what to expect.

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