Nancy Solomon

Senior Reporter, New Jersey Public Radio

Nancy Solomon appears in the following:

How a Web of Bureaucracy is Preventing a St. Louis Civilian Board from Investigating Police Shootings

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

The Civilian Review Board is supposed to probe police shootings in St. Louis. But the department has not sent them materials for a single case. 

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Rethinking the Federal Response to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

Last week, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced the creation of a new unit to coordinate between federal agencies on cases involving missing and murdered Indigenous women. 

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Cooking Shows Slowly Open Up to Broader Range of Cultural Backgrounds

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

The lack of representation on many popular cooking shows extends into the fine-dining world as a whole. The Takeaway speaks with chef Eric Adjepong about his experience on Top Chef. 

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How Vaccinated Individuals Are Interacting with Loved Ones

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Takeaway listeners share how they're interacting with friends and family since receiving their vaccinations.  

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Natalia Lafourcade and her Powerful Relationship with Traditional Mexican Music

Monday, April 05, 2021

Natalia Lafourcade discusses her Grammy win for her album "Un Canto por México, Vol. 1." 

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Why Advocates Say D.C. Statehood is Long Overdue

Monday, April 05, 2021

Momentum has grown around statehood for Washington, D.C., and advocates say it has wide-ranging implications on issues ranging from racial equity to gun control. 

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Party Bosses in New Jersey Try to Fend Off Progressive Reformers

Friday, March 12, 2021

Changes to the bylaws are consolidating power in some New Jersey party committees. 

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How A National Insurance Agency And Political Insiders Work New Jersey’s Money Game

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

A multi-billion dollar national insurance company may have secured government contracts worth millions of dollars by exploiting a loophole in New Jersey’s pay-to-play rules.

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New Jersey's Top Senate Republican Will Step Down

Tuesday, February 02, 2021

Tom Kean Jr. is widely expected to focus on another run at a Congressional seat, his fourth attempt at federal office. 

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The Debate Over In-Person School Rages on in the NJ Suburbs

Thursday, January 28, 2021

The debate over whether to open schools has reached a progressive NJ suburb.

Lawsuit Challenges Party Machine Control of NJ Ballots

Monday, January 25, 2021

The federal lawsuit argues party machines determining preferential placement on the ballot is unconstitutional.

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Previewing the Governor's Race in NJ

Thursday, January 14, 2021

A look ahead to November's gubernatorial election in New Jersey.

"Moving Forward": Murphy's State of the State Kicks off Reelection Campaign

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

For months it appeared the governor was gradually courting the political center. But the address served as a checklist for his progressive priorities and first-term accomplishments.

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Gov. Murphy's Approval Rating Remains High, But Reelection No Sure Thing

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

A Democrat hasn't won reelection for governor in New Jersey since 1977.

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Murphy Signs Controversial Tax Break Bill

Thursday, January 07, 2021

The governor didn't like how much the state was spending on corporate tax breaks. But the fix is as bloated as the original.

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Environmentalists Question Murphy's Green Bonafides

Thursday, December 24, 2020

A new $14 billion tax bill gives developers access to New Jersey's last untouched land.

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Gov. Murphy Defends $14 Billion Tax Break Program

Monday, December 21, 2020

In January 2019, he said it was "nuts."  Now the governor is embracing corporate tax breaks.

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New NJ Corporate Tax Break Program Appears to Repeat Old Mistakes

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Gov. Murphy promised to reform the state's corporate tax incentives. But the reboot looks a lot like the embattled program it replaces. 

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Transparency and Good Government Take Back Seat in Trenton Rush to Pass Bills

Thursday, December 17, 2020

'Tis the season to pass important legislation before the public can have their say.

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NJ Begins Rolling Out COVID Vaccines

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

New Jersey's only public hospital is the first to roll out the state's COVID vaccination program

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