Karen Rouse

Reporter, WNYC News

Karen Rouse appears in the following:

Tight Race in New Jersey's Third Congressional District Hinges on Trump

Thursday, October 11, 2018

The district's two large counties are as divided politically as the rest of America.


NJ Pot Legalization Update

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Update on the bill to legalize recreational marijuana in New Jersey


Marijuana Industry Has New Jersey Politicians Seeing Green

Thursday, September 27, 2018

The marijuana industry has its eyes set on New Jersey. And that means more lobbying and campaign contributions.

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It's No Joke: Students Can Minor in Marijuana At Stockton University

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The south Jersey school rolls out its cannabis studies minor next week.

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Democratic Challenger Tries to Take Southern N.J. Congressional Seat from G.O.P.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Democrat Andy Kim is in a tight race for New Jersey's third congressional district by some calculations. But in Ocean County, voters lean right.


Chance for NJ Medical Marijuana License Draws Hundreds of Applicants

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Hundreds will compete, but only six will win — at least for now.

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ACLU Says 12 NJ School Districts Discriminate Against Undocumented

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Districts seek state-issued identification to register kids, but immigrants without documentation can't produce them, ACLU alleges.


On the Hunt for Marijuana Million$

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Wannabe weed sellers are positioning themselves for a spot in New Jersey's future recreational marijuana industry.

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New Jersey Dems Fight One Another Over State Budget

Monday, June 25, 2018

This time they won't be able to blame Christie for a shutdown.

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One Dead, 22 Injured in Shooting at NJ Arts Festival

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Officials said fights had broken out at the 24-hour community event in Trenton, and they were about to shut it down before gunfire erupted.

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Small New Jersey Town Takes On School Funding Fight

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Chesterfield is state's poster child for underfunded schools.

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Newark Police Camera System Relies On Residents, Stirring Privacy Concerns

Saturday, May 26, 2018

To bolster safety, the high-crime New Jersey city is installing hundreds of cameras. But the new technology is raising civil liberties issues, as the footage is available to anyone with a cellphone.


New Jersey's First Gun Czar to Target Gun Lobby

Monday, May 07, 2018

A former Horizon Bill Castner says state could sue unscrupulous dealers.

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Marijuana Legalization Bill at the Mercy of Trenton Legislators

Thursday, April 26, 2018

When Phil Murphy proposed to reap windfall tax revenue from recreational weed, the last place the Democrat expected a fight was in his own party. 

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Bill That Seeks to Expand NJ's Medical Marijuana Clears First Hurdle

Thursday, March 22, 2018

The bill would double the number of places patients could go to buy prescription cannabis.


Murphy Pitches Even More New Taxes to New Jersey

Thursday, March 15, 2018

As Murphy pitches his tax plan, public apathy is a friend.


Thousands of Local Students Join National Walkout for Gun Control

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Students in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut left class to protest gun violence


Weed, Race and 'Reparations' in New Jersey

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

A group of prominent black leaders wants to ensure that legalized marijuana doesn't enrich white businesses without bringing any benefits to communities hurt by past drug laws.

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Racial Justice Drives Fight for, and Against, Legal Pot in New Jersey

Monday, March 12, 2018

Advocates say legalizing marijuana would address inequities in incarceration rates. But some black leaders say weed shops will harm minority communities.

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NJ Residents Clean Up From Winter Storm, Just in Time For Next One

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Utility crews and residents took advantage of a sunny weekend to clean up from two nor-easters. In the forecast: a third storm is heading our way.