Joseph Capriglione

News Editor, WNYC News

Joseph Capriglione appears in the following:

Newark's Public Safety Director Reflects On Police Reforms In Midst Of National Conversation

Friday, April 23, 2021

In Newark, the police department is in the midst of its own reform process.

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Bipartisan Group In Congress Calls For Repeal Of SALT Tax Deduction

Friday, April 16, 2021

New Jersey Representative Josh Gottheimer explains why he opposes the deduction cap. 

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New Jersey's Remaining All-Remote Schools Are Heading Back To Classrooms

Friday, April 02, 2021

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The remote learning era in New Jersey will come to an end with the start of the next school year.

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NJ Leads U.S. In COVID Case Rate, Vaccine Disparities Persist

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Over the last week, the state has averaged about 3,500 cases a day, a trend that some public health experts say could be an early sign of a coming third wave. 

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NJ GOP Seeks to Tie Gov. Murphy To State's COVID Nursing Home Deaths

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

As Gov. Phil Murphy begins to gear up for reelection, his likely Republican opponent seeks to tie him to New Jersey's high number of COVID-19 nursing home deaths.

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Potential Changes At NJ’s Cannabis Commission May Pose New Stumbling Block To Legalization

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

The commission in charge of ushering in the new legal marijuana industry has yet to be officially created, possibly delaying when recreational cannabis can legally be sold in the state.

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How COVID-19 Overwhelmed NJ’s Tightly-Packed Latino Cities

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Deaths overall jumped by 34% in 2020 but for Hispanics, they nearly doubled, state data show.

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COVID-19 Is Killing Young Latino Men In N.J. At Disproportionate Rates

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

In New Jersey, Latino men comprise nearly half the deaths of all young adults between the ages of 18-49.

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NJ's Long and Winding Road to Marijuana Legalization

Monday, February 22, 2021

Gov. Murphy finally signed multiple pieces of legislation that officially legalize marijuana in the Garden State.

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Trump’s First Atlantic City Casino Is Imploded, And Spectators Marvel At The Symbolism

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The Trump name was officially vanquished Wednesday from the town that brought the former President Donald Trump so much fame, fortune and failure.

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New Jersey Voted to Legalize Weed. So Why Are People Still Getting Arrested?

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Legislation that would decriminalize marijuana and establish the regulatory structure for the state's marketplace remains unsigned by Gov. Phil Murphy.

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New York City Commission On Human Rights Finds New Approach To Tackling Housing Discrimination

Thursday, February 11, 2021

New York City is deploying a new strategy to fight discrimination against low-income tenants who rely on housing subsidies to help pay the rent.

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New Jersey Voted to Legalize Weed. Why Are People Still Getting Arrested?

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Legislation that would decriminalize marijuana and establish the regulatory structure for the state's marketplace remains unsigned by Gov. Phil Murphy.

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Housing In NYC Remains Unaffordable, Report Says

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

A new report says housing remains deeply unaffordable in New York City, despite Mayor de Blasio's prioritization of the issue.

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Federal Prison In NJ Has the Worst COVID-19 Outbreak In U.S. -- Again

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

 There are currently 442 COVID cases inside the Burlington County prison among inmates and 11 cases among staff. 

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City Makes Changes To Annual Street Homelessness Count Due To Pandemic

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

New York City will change how it conducts its annual street homelessness count as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Amid Pandemic, Chronically Homeless Man Gets His Own Home

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Peter Malvan spent seven years living on the streets of New York, but during the COVID-19 pandemic his life changed dramatically. 

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NJ Begins Rolling Out COVID Vaccines

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

New Jersey's only public hospital is the first to roll out the state's COVID vaccination program

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NJ's COVID-19 Testing Patchwork Isn't Meeting Soaring Demand

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Interviews with local and county health officials, as well as health experts point to one of the culprits: New Jersey’s decentralized system of testing.

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Leader of NJ's Marijuana Legalization Effort: Taxation, Cultivation Caps Still Being Debated in Legislature

Thursday, December 03, 2020

The amendment legalizing marijuana in New Jersey goes into effect January 1st. But lawmakers still need to pass a bill establishing a regulatory framework for the cannabis industry.

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