Matt Katz

Reporter, WNYC News

Matt Katz appears in the following:

Nickel and Dimed...for Federal Government Court Documents

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

The going rate is $0.10 a page but some experts estimate it costs only half of one ten-thousandth of a penny to send out a page. 

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U.S. Weapons are Ending Up in the Hands of Al Qaeda and Other Proxy Fighters Across Yemen

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Nima Elbagir recently spent 11 days in Yemen, and her reporting reveals how UAE and Saudi Arabia, both US allies, are enabling arms to wind up in the hands of Iranian backed militias.

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El Salvador Elects Nayib Bukele as President

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

37-year-old Nayib Bukele the former mayor of San Salvador, the country’s capital city, won the election in a landslide.

Why the Department of Homeland Security is in the Business of Setting up Fake Universities

Monday, February 04, 2019

The University of Farmington touted its STEM curriculum and modest tuition rates. But there was one major problem: the school was fake.

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Governor Northam's Racist Photo Sheds Light on Virginia's Political History

Monday, February 04, 2019

Democratic colleagues have called for Governor Northam to resign. But his case does not exist in a vacuum.

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Freezing Conditions in Federal Detention Facility Raise Alarm

Monday, February 04, 2019

According to the detainees, attorneys and media reports, the more than 1,600 inmates were largely confined to their freezing, dark cells.

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As NFL Season Ends, Players Continue Fighting for Social Justice Off the Field

Monday, February 04, 2019

The Takeaway speaks with wide receiver Doug Baldwin, a member of the Players Coalition, about pushing the league to donate money to causes addressing racial disparities in the U.S.

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Why the Measles Virus is Back Across the United States

Monday, February 04, 2019

There are 48 confirmed infections and 13 suspected cases in Washington alone. The majority of the confirmed cases are connected to unvaccinated individuals.

This Week in Politics: What Christie's Book Blitz Says About the Author

Saturday, February 02, 2019

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The man who wrote the book on Christie… dishes on the book Christie wrote.

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Meaningful Objects, Anti-Semitism in NYC, 'The Soap Myth'

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Bill Shapiro on "What We Keep." Matt Katz on anti-semitism in NYC. Ed Asner & Tovah Feldshuh on “The Soap Myth.” 

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Inside the Power of ICE

Friday, December 07, 2018

A look at how ICE grew into the largest law enforcement body in the U.S. and the  immigrants impacted by its aggressive enforcement

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A Family Braces for Dad's Deportation

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

His deadline to leave the U.S. is in 13 months — enough time for loved ones to appreciate special moments, and wonder what life could be like without him.

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N.J. Attorney General to Cops: Stop Working with ICE

Thursday, November 29, 2018

New Jersey tells ICE to back off, and ICE threatens more "collateral" arrests.

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Democrats Seek To Offer Driver's Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The undocumented may be on the road, legally, in New Jersey.

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Appeals Court Upholds Most of Bridgegate Case

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni are now a step closer to prison after 2-year appeal.

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For New Jersey Jails, Suicides and Overdoses, but Little Oversight

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

By one count, New Jersey's county jails have the highest rate of deaths in custody of the 30 largest systems in the nation.

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Law Enforcement Officers in New Jersey Are Transferring More and More Immigrants to ICE

Friday, November 16, 2018

Law enforcement officers in New Jersey, a largely blue state, have an unusually close relationship with ICE—especially compared to New York.

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This Week in Politics: Chris Christie as Attorney General of the United States?

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Time for traffic problems in Washington. 

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448 Days, 12 Hearings and $58,000: One Dreamer's Journey Through the Immigration System

Friday, November 09, 2018

An immigrant has been held for 15 months in part because officials forgot to bring him from jail to court.

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GOP Spoiling for Immigration Fight, But Dems in N.J. Hold Their Punches

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Democratic congressional candidates oppose abolishing ICE and they support Dreamers, which is exactly what the Republicans say, too.

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