Joseph Capriglione

News Editor, WNYC News

Joseph Capriglione appears in the following:

Concern Over Rise in Anti-Semitism in Wake of Monsey Stabbings

Monday, December 30, 2019

There have been 13 anti-Semitic incidents in New York over the last three weeks.

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Jeff Van Drew's Defection to the GOP Has Everything to Do With Local New Jersey Politics

Friday, December 20, 2019

Van Drew didn't switch parties just because his South Jersey congressional district voted for Trump in 2016.

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Why Streaming Music "Year End" Lists Strike a Chord

Friday, December 06, 2019

"New Sounds" host John Schaefer stops by to talk about why most-listened-to lists allow music fans be their own critics.

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New Jersey to Train Officers to Combat Police Suicides

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The state is training 1,400 law-enforcement personnel to be "resiliency officers" who will be able to help their colleagues work through trauma and emotional distress.


“It’s Very Unethical”: Audio Shows NJ Hospital Kept Patient on Life Support to Boost Survival Rates

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Darryl Young suffered brain damage during a heart transplant at Newark Beth Israel and never woke up. Doctors kept him alive for a year to avoid federal scrutiny.

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‘Don’t Talk About Newark,’ City’s Mayor Fires Back Over Handling of Lead Crisis

Thursday, October 03, 2019

What was billed as a town hall event had the feel of a pep-rally for Newark's residents.


White Like Me

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

One family’s generational journey into whiteness, and the shifting roles white identity politics have played in American elections.

Cuomo on Ammo Database: Show Me the Bill

Friday, August 09, 2019

The governor has touted New York's gun control laws as the "most aggressive" in the nation. He says an ammunition database has been delayed because implementation is "complicated." 

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A Momentary Thaw in Trenton Between Governor and Legislative Leaders

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Facing the threat of the first legislative override of a gubernatorial veto in 22 years, Gov. Phil Murphy agrees to sign a bill he originally opposed.


Democratic Congressman Hopeful About New NAFTA, but Warns of Trump's Trade War

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Members of Congress are dealing with Trump's proposed replacement for NAFTA and the threat of Mexico tariffs. 


This Week in Politics: Psst! There’s a Primary Election in New Jersey on Tuesday.

Saturday, June 01, 2019

There's an explosive intra-party showdown unfolding in the Statehouse and a state budget deadline looming. But voters are barely aware of next week's Assembly primary.


New Jersey says Goodbye to Troubled Group Home Company

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Last year WNYC exposed numerous counts of abuse and neglect at Bellwether Behavioral Health's New Jersey group homes. The State now says the company has to leave.

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"The Lehman Trilogy" Review: An Epic Story About the Dreams — and Darkness — of America

Saturday, March 30, 2019

This magnificent British import has a mythic quality.

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Panel Probing Christie-Era Tax Credits in NJ Hears Firm Was "Untruthful"

Thursday, March 28, 2019

A corporate executive has told a state panel probing New Jersey's business tax incentives that a former employer was "untruthful" about a key criterion in its credit application


New Jersey's Push to Legalize Marijuana Hits a Roadblock

Monday, March 25, 2019

The future of legal recreational marijuana in New Jersey is in question, after a vote on the issue was postponed. 

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Mob Boss's Killing Reminds New Yorkers of the Mafia's Lingering Presence

Friday, March 15, 2019

A gangland murder straight out of the movies prompts a closer examination of the modern day Mafia in the New York region.


Murphy, NJ Lawmakers Reach Deal to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Now comes the hard part: converting some lawmakers' "nays" into "yeas" in order to assure passage before a vote takes place on the bill on March 25th.

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Murphy Administration Hiring Practices Again Under Fire After Patronage Accusations at NJ Agency

Thursday, March 07, 2019

Many longtime employees were let go from their jobs at the Schools Development Authority and replaced by friends and family of the agency's governor-appointed CEO.

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Millionaire's Tax, Legalized Marijuana and No NJ Transit Fare Hikes in Gov Murphy's 2020 Budget

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Murphy used his annual budget address to renew calls for higher taxes on people who make more than $1 million a year and showcase more than $1 billion in savings.

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Catholic Church in NJ Names More Than 180 Priests Credibly Accused of Child Sex Abuse

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The list comes amid the New Jersey Attorney General's statewide probe into clergy sex abuse in the state.

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