Streams

 

New Jersey Politics

The Leonard Lopate Show

Bob Hennelly on Senator Menendez

Thursday, March 07, 2013

WNYC’s Bob Hennelly discusses the Senate ethics probe into the relationship between New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez's and a major campaign donor. We’ll also look at Sen. Menendez’s campaign finance operation and his broader sphere of influence.

Comments [3]

The Brian Lehrer Show

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.

Comments [17]

The Brian Lehrer Show

NJ 10th Candidates

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Newark City Council member Ron Rice, Jr.Mayor Wayne Smith of Irvington, NJ, State Senator Nia Gill (D-34) and Donald Payne, Jr.Essex County freeholder-at-large, Newark city council president and the son of late Congressman Donald Payne Sr. of New Jersey's 10th district discuss their campaigns in the primary race to represent New Jersey's 10th district in Congress.

 

Comments [14]

The Brian Lehrer Show

New Jersey Confirmation Battle

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Chris Cerf has yet to be confirmed as New Jersey Education Commissioner. WNYC reporters Nancy Solomon and Bob Hennelly discuss the issues around his appointment.

Comments [3]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Sick Days in New Jersey

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Brigid Callahan Harrison, professor of political science and law at Montclair State University, explains the negotiation over payouts for unused sick time for public employees in New Jersey and what the purpose of sick leave is. 

Comments [23]

The Brian Lehrer Show

New Jersey and the Citizens Campaign

Monday, November 28, 2011

Harry Pozycki, chairman of The Citizens Campaign, and Alysia Welch-Chester, citizen leader and Mercer County Chair, explain how The Citizens Campaign provides non-elected New Jersey residents the tools to participate in government.

Comments [5]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Election Returns

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

WNYC senior reporter Bob Hennelly reviews the election results from New Jersey, Suffolk County, and elsewhere around the region and the country.

»» Results Map: New Jersey | New York

Comments [3]

It's A Free Country ®

New Jersey with Governor Christie

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Politics, like budgeting, is about managing expectations. So what he’s doing is he’s dialing back the expectations.

—  WNYC senior reporter Bob Hennelly, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

Comment

The Brian Lehrer Show

Gov. Christie at the Reagan Library

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Mike Kelly, columnist at The Record of New Jersey, talks about NJ Gov. Chris Christie's speech last night at the Reagan Library. 

→ Add Your Comments, Listen, and Read a Recap at It's A Free Country

It's A Free Country ®

Stephen Sweeney on NJ Budget Battles

Monday, July 25, 2011

When people started looking at these cuts, they were getting angry like I was...People see this as mean-spirited, cruel, honestly it’s heartless. Look, if you want to fight with me, fight with me. But don’t take innocent hostages.

New Jersey Senate president Stephen Sweeney, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

Comments [4]

It's A Free Country ®

Richard Codey on New Jersey Politics

Friday, May 13, 2011

WNYC
My feeling is, if you’re the governor, you lead by example, and you can disagree with people, but be a gentleman. And [Christie's] style is different, and that’s his right, no question about it.

Richard Codey, former president of the New Jersey Senate and former New Jersey acting governor, on The Brian Lehrer Show.

Comments [6]

The Brian Lehrer Show

Inside New Jersey Politics

Friday, May 13, 2011

Richard Codey, former president of the New Jersey Senate and acting governor (following McGreevey's resignation), talks about his new memoir, Me, Governor?: My Life in the Rough-and-Tumble World of New Jersey Politics.

→ Add Your Comments, Listen, and Read a Recap at It's A Free Country