Matt Katz

Reporter, WNYC News

Matt Katz appears in the following:

Christie's Taxpayer-Funded Lawyers Increase Work on Bridgegate Case

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Christie's lawyers and digital experts have now billed taxpayers $11.3 million on the Bridgegate case. 

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Bridgegate Jury Leaves Court Early as Lawyers Huddle Behind Closed Doors

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

The jury goes home — without a verdict.

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The Christie Tracker Podcast: The Bridgegate Trial - Week 7

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

As the jury deliberates, Bridget Kelly's attorney paces in the hallway and slumps in his chair.

Outnumbered: Behind Enemy Lines with a Liberal Pundit at Fox News

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

This election has featured bigotry, misogyny and rhetoric unlike anything in recent history. But one New Yorker is experiencing all of that more intensely than the rest of us. 

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Bridgegate Continued: Time for Some Closing Arguments in Newark

Friday, October 28, 2016

The first-ever live Bridgegate update with Matt Katz and Nancy Solomon comes just in time for the closing arguments in the trial.

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Scandals Tarnish N.J. Gov. Chris Christie's Political Career

Friday, October 28, 2016

Chris Christie was once a rising star in the Republican Party. Now, he's being hammered by a series of scandals that have journalists writing his political obituary.

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In Bridget Kelly's Own Words

Monday, October 24, 2016

Damning words from a Bridgegate witness in a dramatic day in the courtroom.

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Bridget Kelly Speaks: Christie's Ex-Aide Says Gov Knew About Bridgegate

Friday, October 21, 2016

A tearful defendant explains how she twice spoke with the governor and his chief of staff about the lane closures to make sure he was okay with it. 

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A Rise in Anti-Semitic Tweets, and a Lack of Action from Twitter

Friday, October 21, 2016

Anti-Semitic attacks on social media are on the rise during this election season. But Twitter has been slow to suspend the accounts of people who tweet threats.

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The Christie Tracker Podcast: The Bridgegate Trial - Week 5

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

An 'earnest' Bill Baroni says he was intimidated by Governor Christie and duped by David Wildstein. But there are holes in his story.

Questions Swirl Around Christie as Bridgegate Trial Advances

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has not been seen on TV defending Donald Trump recently, and that's because he's been embroiled in a political scandal in his home state.

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Baroni Takes The Stand: Bridgegate Defendant Expresses 'Regret,' Says He Was Duped

Monday, October 17, 2016

Bridgegate defendant Bill Baroni finally gets his chance to respond to nearly three years of allegations — and a set of hefty criminal charges.

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Episode 4: Down the Rabbit Hole

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The failure to listen, but success to be heard may be the cornerstone driving today's cultural and political climates.

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Bridgegate Day 15: Another Bombshell, Another Lie to The Press, And Some More Cursing

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

A defense attorney suggests Chris Christie knew about Bridgegate all along. 

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The Christie Tracker Podcast: The Bridgegate Trial – Week 4

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Tears, betrayal and the F-bomb: appearing now in court.

Round Two: Recap of the Second Presidential Debate

Monday, October 10, 2016

A review and analysis of the second presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at Washington University in St. Louis, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016.

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Bridgegate Trial Updates: Cuomo Accused of Stalling Investigation

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

The latest from the Bridgegate trial, including the claim that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo deliberately stalled investigation into the lane closures on the George Washington Bridge.

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The Christie Tracker Podcast: The Bridgegate Trial – Week 3

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Former port authority official David Wildstein has now claimed that almost every person close to Chris Christie, including Gov. Cuomo, knew what happened during the cover-up period.

Cuomo Implicated In Bridgegate Cover-Up

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

According to a star Bridgegate witness, Governors Christie and Cuomo plotted early on to cover up the true nature of the lane closures on the George Washington Bridge.

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The Christie Tracker Podcast: The Bridgegate Trial – Week 2

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

At a solemn memorial for 9/11, Wildstein, Baroni and Christie share a gleeful moment. Wildstein says they discussed the traffic jam in Fort Lee.