Nancy Solomon

Senior Reporter, WNYC

Nancy Solomon appears in the following:

Sen. Bob Menendez indicted on corruption charges in New Jersey

Saturday, September 23, 2023

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., has been indicted. Prosecutors allege he accepted cash, gold, and other goods in exchange for committing corrupt acts such as providing sensitive information to Egypt.


U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez of NJ indicted a 2nd time on corruption charges

Friday, September 22, 2023

Prosecutors say Menendez and his wife accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of bribes


Rutgers president faces threat of a no-confidence vote

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway could face down a no-confidence vote Friday, after a strike and months of controversies. 


Ask Governor Murphy: September Recap

Thursday, September 14, 2023

WNYC reporter and editor Nancy Solomon recaps last night's "Ask Governor Murphy" call-in show, where they talked about migrants, bus service, the nurses' strike, and craft beer.

NJ Gov. Phil Murphy balks at welcoming huge waves of migrants to his 'sanctuary state'

Monday, September 11, 2023

Gov. Phil Murphy famously pledged in his first campaign to make New Jersey a sanctuary state.

The Republicans Debate; New Jersey and Congestion Pricing; Improving Organ Donation in the U.S.; The Impending Short-Term Rental Crackdown

Thursday, August 24, 2023

The Republicans Debate; New Jersey and Congestion Pricing; Improving Organ Donation in the U.S.; The Impending Short-Term Rental Crackdown

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RICO Prosecutions; NJ Schools & Kids' Gender Identity; Retirement Now; Counting Fireflies

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Explaining RICO prosecutions; NJ schools & parental notifications of gender identity; Navigating retirement decisions; Counting fireflies

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Political musical chairs: As Codey retires, party leaders pick entire legislative district ticket

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

Reformers say the machinations after Richard Codey's retirement announcement show New Jersey politics are about back-room deals and not democracy.


A New Jersey Summer Rec Extravaganza

Wednesday, August 16, 2023

WNYC colleagues share their picks for the best places to spend the summer in New Jersey.


Gov. Murphy eyes a greener NJ amid political pushback — from both parties

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Ask Governor Murphy returns tonight at 7pm. Get your questions in now!

Opposition to wind power could impact New Jersey's climate change efforts

Saturday, August 12, 2023

WNYC's Nancy Solomon looks at the well-organized opposition to wind power in New Jersey.

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NJ didn't ban gas stoves — despite claims from GOP lawmakers

Thursday, August 10, 2023

New Jersey hasn't ban gas stoves, despite claims from mostly GOP lawmakers that a ban was imminent last month. It comes amid an increasingly heated political debate on climate policy.


Tax Relief And More From NJ's Budget Deal

Thursday, July 06, 2023

Last Friday, New Jersey's $54.3 billion state budget for 2024 was signed into law.

This Week in Politics: Governor Murphy and Dem leaders agree on senior tax cut in New Jersey

Saturday, June 24, 2023

WNYC's Nancy Solomon brings us the latest on the compromise between the governor and legislative leaders.


NJ Gov. Murphy agreed to compromise on a property tax cut for seniors

Monday, June 19, 2023

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy returns to WNYC for "Ask Gov. Murphy" live at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 20. It's your chance to get your questions heard.

How NJ legislative leaders hope to cut seniors' property taxes in half

Thursday, June 15, 2023

A bill championed by New Jersey's legislative leaders would cut seniors' property taxes in half. But Gov. Phil Murphy opposes it — and without a deal, a state shutdown could be looming.


NJ Legislative Primaries: Little Competition, Low Turnout

Friday, June 02, 2023

Many legislative races have no incumbent, but also no competition—and party-endorsed candidates have made it tough for outsiders.

NJ Primary elections are June 6, and there's little competition.

Thursday, June 01, 2023

Few of the races in the June 6 New Jersey legislative primary are contested, even though there about twice as many open seats as usual.


Many Open Seats, Few Contested Races in New Jersey Legislative Elections

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Every seat in the New Jersey State Legislature is up for election. But few primary races are competitive.


NJ’s attorney confronts gun violence, corruption, police reform - and a paradox

Monday, May 15, 2023

Matt Platkin is the youngest attorney general ever confirmed in the Garden State, but don’t mistake him for a pushover.