Matt Katz

Reporter, WNYC News

Matt Katz appears in the following:

Christie Finally Gets Asked a Bridgegate Question at Town Hall

Thursday, March 20, 2014

It took five town hall meetings, but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was finally asked his first question about Bridgegate.

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What the New Bridgegate Emails Teach Us

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

The circle of people around Chris Christie who knew about the "traffic problems in Fort Lee" is growing -- though there is still no evidence directly linking the Governor to the plan. Matt Katz, reporter for New Jersey Public Radio and WNYC, explains what the newly-released Bridgegate emails suggest about the Christie administration's involvement. See all WNYC's Bridgegate coverage on The Christie Tracker.

 

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New Bridgegate Emails Hint At Cover-Up

Monday, March 17, 2014

New documents show Christie's former campaign manager was aware of GW lane closures while they were happening, and include a warning for another former aide to delete her social media accounts.

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Inauguration raised $660,000 for a Christie Party That Never Was

Monday, March 17, 2014

WNYC

Here's a list of lobbyists, Sandy contractors and the politically connected who donated to Gov. Chris Christie's inaugural party.

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Bridgegate in Five Minutes

Monday, March 17, 2014

WNYC
The Bridgegate and Sandy aid scandals surrounding Governor Chris Christie can be a little confusing, so we thought we'd catch you up on how this all began. New Jersey Public Radio's N...

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Christie Heckled At Otherwise Breezy Town Hall

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The governor held his fourth town hall meeting since Bridgegate, and for the fourth time he didn’t get a single question about the scandal.

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Disgraced Christie Aide Goes Before Court and Cameras

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Bridget Ann Kelly, the former Christie aide made famous for her “time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee” email, looked distraught as she watched her attorney argue  she should not...

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Christie Aides Refuse To Comply With Subpoenas

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Two key aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are now trying to convince a judge not to force them to testify. They're citing their fifth amendment rights in order to avoid complying with subpoenas.

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Bridgegate Goes To Court

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Live coverage of the first major court battle of what could be many in the Bridgegate saga: two former top aides to Gov. Christie are fighting Democratic attempts to subpoena their documents.

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Meet Christie's $650-an-Hour Man

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

WNYC
Randy Mastro will "fight you to the end," and you certainly don't want to "meet Randy down a dark alley." And that's just what the man leading Gov. Christie's internal review of Bridg...

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This Week in Politics: Slugging It Out in Albany

Saturday, March 08, 2014

WNYC

Cuomo and de Blasio slug it out in Albany over who cares more about education.

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Christie's 2016 Comeback Attempt Begins Today

Thursday, March 06, 2014

WNYC

Updated, 12:45 pm

Hey Mr. President, "what the hell are we paying you for?"

That was among the many anti-Obama, strenuously conservative and combative lines that Gov. Chris Christie delivered today during a vital speech for him at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland. Not invited to CPAC last ...

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Blame The Feds: Professor Christie Defends Sandy Aid Distribution

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Gov. Chris Christie offered Wednesday a detailed, step-by-step analysis of why Sandy aid has been slow getting to victims -- and why it is largely the federal government's fault, not his.

At a town hall meeting in Berkeley Township in Ocean County on the Jersey Shore, Christie downgraded his assessment ...

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Feds Question Christie's Campaign Manager's Landlord, Attorney Says

Monday, March 03, 2014

Nine days after the smoking gun, "time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee" emails were made public in January, the FBI called Bill Stepien, Gov. Chris Christie's former campaign manager.

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"Traffic Problems" At Newark Airport -- It Eventually Happened

Thursday, February 27, 2014

WNYC

On Thursday morning the New Jersey Legislature committee investigating Bridgegate issued its latest batch of documents: Unredacted emails from Gov. Christie appointee David Wildstein to key figures in the lane-closing scheme. The only real news to come out of the new docs was this exchange from last August, before the ...

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New Bridgegate Emails: More Planning, More Cover-Up, More Jokes About 'Traffic Problems'

Thursday, February 27, 2014

A new set of uncensored documents shows two key Bridgegate figures joked about causing traffic problems for a Middlesex County rabbi three weeks before the shutdown of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge.

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Christie's Sandy Recovery Problem

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Andrea Bernstein, senior editor for Politics and Policy at WNYC, explains why Chris Christie is sticking by Port Authority chair David Samson, and Matt Katz, New Jersey Public Radio and WNYC reporter, explains how the slow distribution of Sandy aid money is dogging Chris Christie's reputation and further damaging his chances to be the GOP presidential nominee in 2016.

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Chris Christie Live! Embattled Gov Jokes His Way Through Town Hall

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

WNYC

Amidst all the pension talk, a light blows out and Christie tells an adoring crowd it's to make him "look better."

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Christie Calls for Pension Reform Now, But Doesn't Say How

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

During his budget address, the Republican governor called pensions an "entitlement," much to the dismay of New Jersey Democrats.

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Chris Christie's Sandy Problem

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

The New Jersey governor may be grabbing national headlines for the Bridgegate scandal, but it's the slow Superstorm Sandy recovery that's causing him headaches back home.

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