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WNYC News

What We've Learned About Obamacare in NJ

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Kai Wright looks back on the law's successes and shortcomings one year in, and looks ahead to what will change as the country gears up for 2015's open enrollment period.

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WNYC News

Gov. Christie Considers Proposals to Save Atlantic City

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

A controversial move used by Detroit is among the choices the New Jersey Governor is considering.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

How To Pay for New Jersey's Roads?

Monday, November 10, 2014

John Wisniewski, New Jersey State Assemblyman (D-19), talks about his proposal for a hike in the gas tax to pay for repairs on the state's roads, rails and bridges. 

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WNYC News

Obamacare's Latino Problem

Monday, November 10, 2014

In Newark's North Ward, Latinos balked at Obamacare enrollment for fear it meant outing undocumented family members. But if the ACA is to succeed, it needs them to sign up.

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WNYC News

Obamacare Saved My Life. Then I Got the Bill.

Monday, November 10, 2014

For people with expensive, chronic conditions, ACA enrollment often comes with unexpected sticker shock. 

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WNYC News

New Jersey's Obamacare Limbo

Monday, November 10, 2014

Tens of thousands of Newark’s poor have applied for Medicaid since the ACA launched a year ago. Now if only someone would approve their applications.

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WNYC News

Cory Booker Sails to Victory

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

WNYC
He'll return for his first full, six-year term after beating out Republican Jeff Bell and outspending him more than $17 million to $400,000 this election cycle. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Your Last-Minute Guide to NJ's Ballot Initiatives

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

The Star-Ledger reporter Matt Friedman talks about 2 New Jersey ballot issues: criminal justice reform and open space preservation.

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WNYC News

Taking On Cory Booker

Friday, October 31, 2014

WNYC
Jeff Bell just moved back to NJ after 31 years away. On Tuesday, he’ll be up against one of the most deep-pocketed politicians in the state. Does the social conservative stand a chance?

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WNYC News

Why Do We Keep Getting Disaster Recovery Wrong?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

NJ Spotlight
Two years after Sandy and nearly a decade after Katrina, a look at how we screwed up and what we have learned.

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WNYC News

The Other Industry That’s Too Big to Fail

Thursday, October 30, 2014

WWNO
New Jersey Public Radio
NJ Spotlight
Only a few large companies are able to manage disaster recovery efforts. That's how New Jersey and Louisiana ended up hiring and firing the same two firms.

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WNYC News

Christie Tells Sandy Protester to 'Sit Down & Shut Up'

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

To mark the second anniversary of Sandy, Gov. Chris Christie yells at a protester. 

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WNYC News

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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WNYC News

Cuomo Softens Tone on Ebola Quarantine Policy

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Following criticism from the White House, health officials and disease experts, Gov. Cuomo clarified New York's quarantine plan for travelers returning from Ebola-ravaged countries.

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WNYC News

No Friday Night Lights for Sayreville's Homecoming

Thursday, October 23, 2014

WNYC
Sayreville War Memorial High School in New Jersey held its homecoming ceremony this year between the girls’ field hockey match and the boys’ soccer game.

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WNYC News

What Sayreville Football Players Say They Saw

Monday, October 20, 2014

Members of the scandal-ridden team say hazing rituals included punching and groping, but some have dialed back their initial testimony indicating sexual assault.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Family Meeting 2004: A Particularly Corrupt Year in New Jersey

Monday, October 20, 2014

Even for New Jersey, 2004 was a particularly corrupt year.  We reflect on how the scandals shaped the state of New Jersey politics.

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WNYC News

Hazing Rituals Re-Evaluated Amid Sexual Assault Arrests in Sayreville

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

WNYC
If allegations prove to be true, the behavior of high school football players at Sayreville War Memorial would likely have been passed down from older students, experts say. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Obamacare Checkup in NJ: One Year In

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

At last night's NJPAC event in Newark, the impact of the Affordable Care Act in New Jersey was discussed. One year into the Affordable Care Act, Kai Wright recaps the event.

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WNYC News

Details Emerge in Sayreville Football Harassment Scandal

Thursday, October 09, 2014

WNYC
There was an alleged locker room ritual among the Sayreville War Memorial High School football players that involved picking up a freshman player and inserting a finger into his rectum. 

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