Nancy Solomon

Senior Reporter, WNYC

Nancy Solomon appears in the following:

Investigators Hit Norcross Hospital With Fraud Allegation in New Jersey Tax Break Program

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. 

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Holtec's $260 Million Tax Break Frozen by NJ EDA

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.

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A False Answer, A Big Political Connection And $260 Million In Tax Breaks

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.

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Emails Reveal Norcross Family’s Pull Over NJ Tax Breaks

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.


This Week in Politics: NJ Political Boss Under Scrutiny

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.

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The Norcross Connections

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.


Norcross Companies in the Crosshairs

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.

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NJ Power Broker at Center of Tax-Break Controversy

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.


NJ Whistle-Blower Case Shows Christie Pressure for Tax Breaks

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.

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This Week in Politics: A Reality Check on the States of the States

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.

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Here is Something New Jersey Can Agree On: The New Governor Is Not Chris Christie

Thursday, December 27, 2018

There's no longer a bully in the pulpit.

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NJ Legislators Scrap Controversial Redistricting Vote

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.

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Princeton Gerrymandering Project Finds Fault With NJ Redistricting

Thursday, December 06, 2018

A plan to make district maps competitive would allow legislators to manipulate them, according to a new analysis.

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Ask Governor Murphy: Why Did a Snowstorm Paralyze New Jersey?

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.

No Rest for the NJ Women Who Took Down the Republicans

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. 


Midterm Reactions, Bob Dylan & a New Musical, Online Hate

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.


Democrats Gain Ground in New York and New Jersey Congressional Seats

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.


Election Day: Polling Place Reports

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

New York and New Jersey voters weigh in on the lines, the scanners, the sentiment...

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Key Midterm Election Races To Watch In New Jersey

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

One of the nation's closest races is the bid for the House seat in the state's 7th Congressional District. And, Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez tries to hold onto his seat after a corruption trial.


Election Preview: New Jersey's Hot Contests

Monday, November 05, 2018

New Jersey Public Radio managing editor Nancy Solomon discusses where New Jersey's Congressional races are on the day before voters head to the polls.