Matt Katz

Reporter, WNYC News

Matt Katz appears in the following:

Next GWB Controversy Target: Chris Christie

Thursday, December 12, 2013

New Jersey Democrats investigating the handling of mysterious lane closures at the George Washington Bridge subpoenaed correspondence today from seven government officials in an effor...
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Nonprofit Alleges Sandy Victims Couldn't Appeal for Aid

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Were Sandy victims improperly denied federal funds for rebuilding?

Documents obtained by a nonprofit in New Jersey found that some Sandy victims may have lost out at a second chance at receiving federal relief money.

By Aug. 1, the Christie administration had spent its first batch of funds from $600 ...

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Christie Sarcastically Denies Involvement in GW Bridge Traffic Controversy

Monday, December 02, 2013

Not only did Christie deny the suggestion that he had anything to do with  the closures — he dismissed the accusation as absurd.

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NJ Legislators Rip Port Authority Bosses

Monday, November 25, 2013

WNYC

New Jersey legislators are grilling top officials at the Port Authority about a decision to close local lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge in September that backed up traffic for days through Fort Lee.

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Gov. Christie Inches Closer to National Spotlight

Friday, November 22, 2013

This week, GOP governors from around the country convened in Scottsdale, Arizona for the annual Republican Governor’s Association Conference—a chance to welcome their new chairman, Ne...

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Christie's New Job

Friday, November 22, 2013

AP

Governor Christie was officially elected chairman of the Republicans Governors Association by his fellow GOP governors Thursday in a closed-door meeting at a resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The job involves campaigning and fundraising in as many as 36 states. But Christie told reporters that he is still giving PRIORITY to his job in New Jersey.

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New Role for Chris Christie

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Governor Christie has a new role as chairman of the Republican Governor's Association. WNYC reporter Matt Katz discusses how that helps with a possible run for president.

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Chris Christie as "The King of Governors"

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

It's the unofficial launch of Chris Christie's run for president. The New Jersey governor is in Scottsdale, Arizona this week to be installed as the chair of the Republican Governor's Association. The governor arrives with a big expectations and a large entourage. New Jersey Public Radio's Matt Katz is there and discusses the scene with host Amy Eddings.

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Christie Takes Helm of RGA Today

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

WNYC

Chris Christie takes the helm of the Republican Governor's Association this week. The high-wattage Jersey boy will now control a pot of money that could influence 36 gubernatorial races next year and keep him at the head of the pack in the GOP.

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Christie Finally Gets a Supreme Court Nominee Confirmed

Monday, November 18, 2013

NJPR

New Jersey Gov. Christie did something Monday that he has only been able to do once before in his four years in office: He moved a Supreme Court nominee through the Democratic-controlled Legislature.

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Christie Makes First Stop on Way to Presidential Campaign

Monday, November 18, 2013

WNYC

Fresh off his re-election victory, Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Arizona Tuesday to take on an additional job: chairman of the Republican Governors Association.

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30 Issues: New Jersey Property Taxes

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

It's Housing and Urban Development Week on the Brian Lehrer Show's election series "30 issues in 30 Days." See the full 30 Issues schedule and archive here.

Matt Katz, reporter for Philadelphia Inquirer (soon joining WNYC and New Jersey Public Radio), and writer of The Christie Chronicles, discusses Governor Christie and Senator Buono's records and proposals on property taxes in NJ.

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New Jersey News

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

It's time to catch up on the latest news from the Garden State. Philadelphia Inquirer staff writer Matt Katz talks about the the special election to fill New Jersey's senate seat, Christie's re-election bid, the decision to rebuild dunes along the shore, and the marriage equality lawsuit.

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