Nancy Solomon is the managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, which won a 2014 Peabody Award for Chris Christie, White House Ambitions and the Abuse of Power.
Solomon fell in love with radio reporting and production at KLCC in Eugene, Oregon, in 1995. She moved to New Jersey in 2001 and has been covering the state ever since. She has produced more than a hundred stories for NPR and was a 2008-09 Spencer Fellow in Education Reporting at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. During that year, Solomon produced “Mind the Gap: Why Good Schools are Failing Black Students” for which she won a Peabody Award. Long before becoming a journalist, Solomon was the first woman ever hired to work on the county road crew in Portland, Oregon.
Nancy Solomon appears in the following:
Monday, October 07, 2019
A look at the Norcross family, one of the most powerful political families in New Jersey.
Thursday, October 03, 2019
A Camden nonprofit had a deal to buy waterfront property to fund neighborhood development. But George and Phil Norcross, the state's most powerful unelected leaders, had other ideas.
Thursday, September 05, 2019
An update on the state of Newark's water and other Jersey News
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
With a judge's approval, Gov. Murphy's task force offers new evidence that hospital controlled by Democratic boss George Norcross misled the state to win millions in tax breaks.
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
The second largest tax break in New Jersey history is on hold after WNYC and ProPublica disclosed that the politically-connected company filed false information on its application.
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Holtec tried to correct its application for an historic tax break five days after WNYC-ProPublica questioned a discrepancy — and five years after the application was approved.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
State officials scrambled to meet the demands of a lawyer at the firm where Philip Norcross, the brother of New Jersey political boss George E. Norcross III, is managing partner.
Saturday, May 04, 2019
How an unelected figure helped craft legislation to benefit his interests to the tune of over one billion dollars in state tax breaks.
Friday, May 03, 2019
How a powerful South Jersey political boss and his associates influenced legislation and reaped the rewards. Check out our chart that shows how the money flowed.
Thursday, May 02, 2019
A task force appointed by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy held a hearing on the controversial tax breaks awarded to companies owned or in business with political boss George Norcross.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Here's George Norcross. Two thirds of the tax breaks in Camden were awarded to his company, business partners and clients of his brother's law firm. That's more than a billion dollars.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Officials working on the state's controversial tax-incentive program say the Christie Administration was more interested in giving out billions than following the rules.
Saturday, January 19, 2019
NY's and NJ's Governors delivered their big speeches. But while New York Democrats contemplate the good times ahead, New Jersey Democrats are engaged in intraparty hardball.
Thursday, December 27, 2018
There's no longer a bully in the pulpit.
Sunday, December 16, 2018
Democrats in the New Jersey senate and assembly canceled a vote, previously scheduled for Monday, after being accused of partisan gerrymandering.
Thursday, December 06, 2018
A plan to make district maps competitive would allow legislators to manipulate them, according to a new analysis.
Monday, November 19, 2018
WNYC, WBGO and WHYY present the next installment of our live, bi-monthly call-in special with New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy.
Thursday, November 08, 2018
The votes are counted. The Republicans are wiped out. And the women who ran the movement are back out on the streets protesting Donald Trump.
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Kai Wright, Nancy Solomon & Lawrence Levy on midterms. Kimber Sprawl, Jeannette Bayardelle & Todd Almond on “Girl from the North Country.” Kara Swisher on online hate.
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
New Jersey Democratic House candidates Mikie Sherrill and Tom Malinowksi flipped their districts, Democrat Max Rose flipped Staten Island, and Sen. Bob Menendez won a third term.