Joseph Capriglione

News Editor, WNYC News

Joseph Capriglione appears in the following:

New Jersey sues over NYC’s congestion pricing plan

Friday, July 21, 2023

The new lawsuit says the feds gave a “rubber stamp” to an environmental review while ignoring the possible impacts on North Jersey.

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Mayor Adams gives single adult migrants 60-day notice to leave shelters

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

The mayor says the city will begin rolling out the plan in emergency shelters over the next few days.


What can the rapid reopening of I-95 in Philadelphia teach us about the BQE rebuild?

Monday, July 10, 2023

Interstate 95 reopened in Philly less than two weeks after a deadly collapse, thanks to the construction of an interim roadway. Can a similar plan work on a crumbling stretch of the BQE?

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Feds commit $6.8B for new Hudson River tunnels, potential opening by 2035

Thursday, July 06, 2023

Gateway supporters said the funding represented a crucial step in the project's completion.

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NYC Council finance chair on new city budget

Friday, June 30, 2023

Bay Ridge Council Member and Finance Committee Chair Justin Brannan on New York City's new $107 billion budget.


Supreme Court affirmative action ruling bars colleges from considering race in admissions decisions

Thursday, June 29, 2023

The ruling turns back decades of precedent relied upon by schools to expand opportunity to underrepresented students of color and to ensure diversity in their classrooms.


NY lawmakers passed nearly 900 bills. Now it’s Gov. Hochul’s turn to act.

Friday, June 23, 2023

The state Legislature approved more than 600 bills in the month of June alone. Now the real negotiations begin.

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John Romita Jr. remembers his father, legendary comic book artist John Romita Sr.

Friday, June 16, 2023

The cocreator of Wolverine and The Punisher, and longtime Spider-Man illustrator, passed away this week at the age of 93.


NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell resigns after year and a half on the job

Monday, June 12, 2023

The commissioner did not provide any explanation for her departure or information about what she’ll do next.


A West Coast perspective on New York's recent air quality crisis

Friday, June 09, 2023

Air quality emergencies in New York might become a more frequent occurrence due to global climate change.


Mayor Adams weakens New York City's right to shelter law. What's next?

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Mayor Eric Adams is weakening New York City's right to shelter law. Robert Hayes, the lawyer in the case that helped establish Right to Shelter talks about the possible ramifications. 


Floating along Newtown Creek while reflecting on water pollution

Saturday, April 22, 2023

As part of a special Earth Day broadcast, "All Things Considered" is taking the show to Greenpoint, Brooklyn to explore its industrial past and efforts to remediate the area. 


Gov. Hochul makes new pick for NY top judge: Rowan Wilson

Monday, April 10, 2023

Hochul’s nomination could put an end to months of Democratic infighting over the chief judge role.

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Senate Majority Leader says legislature, governor "rowing in same direction" on budget negotiations

Friday, March 24, 2023

With one week to go before the start of the next fiscal year, the Senate Majority Leader spoke with WNYC's Sean Carlson about the state budget negotiations.


Signature Bank closure: Do I have to worry about my money?

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Stay calm. That was the message from President Biden after the collapse of New York-based Signature Bank. WNYC's Albany reporter Jon Campbell tells us whether we actually should. 


Gov. Hochul vows “alternative plan” for Penn Station project

Thursday, March 09, 2023

On WNYC, the governor declined to give up on the Penn Station project, even though Vornado has paused its involvement.


Overdose prevention centers save lives but remain in legal limbo, as NYC moves toward expansion

Friday, March 03, 2023

The NYC health commissioner explains how City Hall plans to support supervised injection sites and other portions of a new initiative to reduce overdose deaths 15% by 2025.


Former Rep. Steve Israel on why Republican "Red Wave" crashed on Long Island

Friday, November 11, 2022

The longtime North Shore Congressman reflects on the success of the GOP on Long Island in an election cycle where the party underperformed nationally.


What we know about NYC’s first ‘tent city’ for asylum seekers

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

The Adams administration now plans to open an emergency relief center for migrants on Randall's Island, after nixing plans for Orchard Beach.


Army Corps proposes $52 billion storm surge barriers for New York-New Jersey waterways

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The 14-year construction project would dramatically reshape New York City’s waterfront and be one of the largest infrastructure projects in the area's history.