Nancy Solomon

Senior Reporter, WNYC

Nancy Solomon appears in the following:

There's Data Missing from the Flatten the Curve Chart

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Researchers say we don't know how high the COVID-19 curve will get because we're only testing people with symptoms.


This Week in Politics: Phil Murphy on the Pandemic

Saturday, April 04, 2020

A look at how the New Jersey governor's "we're all in this together" approach is playing out during the pandemic.


Rutgers Lab Helps Create a Faster Cheaper COVID-19 Test

Friday, April 03, 2020

A Rutgers Medical School team in Newark helped rush a test that is now shipping to hospitals around the world.


New York Court Arraignments: No Video and No Social Distancing Causing Jitters

Thursday, March 19, 2020

A legal aid attorney reports there are too many people in too small a space, and public defenders are getting sick.

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New Jersey AG says State Troopers Were Within Law to Drag Activist out of Senate Hearing

Wednesday, March 04, 2020

An investigation finds the State Police acted appropriately when it dragged Sue Altman out of a Senate hearing in Trenton. 


Powerful New Jersey State Senator Welcomes Investigation of No-Show Job Allegations

Tuesday, March 03, 2020

The chairman of the State Senate Judiciary Committee worked as a local prosecutor. Now a state grand jury is looking allegations he treated the position as a no-show job.

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Powerful New Jersey State Senator Under Investigation

Saturday, February 29, 2020

A state grand jury is looking into an alleged no-show job by the chairman of the State Senate Judiciary Committee.


NJ Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Named in Lawsuit.

Friday, February 21, 2020

The powerful chair of the New Jersey State Senate Judiciary Committee was named in a lawsuit filed this week by a woman who claims he was instrumental in her wrongful imprisonment. 


In NJ, a Rogue Judge and No-Show Prosecutor are Sued

Thursday, February 20, 2020

A senator who has the power to confirm judges and prosecutors is called out for alleged legal shenanigans.

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NJ Activists Take on Dark Money, Legislative Secrets and Ballot Siberia

Sunday, February 09, 2020

The progressive activists who targeted and prevailed against several longtime Republican congressmen in New Jersey say they want to remake the state legislators.

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NJ Lawmaker Backs Away from Allowing Early Tabulation of Mail-In Ballots

Tuesday, January 07, 2020

A controversial bill could have allowed political machines an early peek at election results. Now the legislation's sponsor says that might not be such a good idea.


Jeff Van Drew's Defection to the GOP Has Everything to Do With Local New Jersey Politics

Friday, December 20, 2019

Van Drew didn't switch parties just because his South Jersey congressional district voted for Trump in 2016.

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Five Reasons the Defection of Van Drew Is About More Than Trump

Monday, December 16, 2019

The fight against the George Norcross political machine just might be driving internal Democratic politics in south Jersey more than the impeachment of the president.

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How New Jersey's Top Political Boss Came to Own Some Of Camden's Most Valuable Land

Monday, December 09, 2019

George E. Norcross III runs a political operation considered the most powerful in the state. Now he owns a lot of the land on the Camden waterfront across from downtown Philadelphia. 


George Norcross, Tax Breaks and a Wild Moment in Trenton

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Under investigation and at the center of a statewide controversey, George Norcross makes his case before a friendly New Jersey Senate committee.

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Norcross Testifies At Raucous Hearing

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

With some protesters cleared from the room, the Democratic party boss defended a controversial tax break program that benefited his business and his partners.


This Week In Politics: A South Jersey Power Broker Goes Public

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Democratic boss George Norcross is set to testify before the State Senate on allegations that he crafted a tax program to benefit himself and his family.


How New Jersey's Political Machine Really Works

Monday, October 07, 2019

A look at the Norcross family, one of the most powerful political families in New Jersey. 

How The Norcross Political Machine Muscled In On Prime Real Estate In New Jersey's Poorest City

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.

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Update: Newark's Water Crisis

Thursday, September 05, 2019

An update on the state of Newark's water and other Jersey News