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Nancy Solomon

Managing Editor, New Jersey Public Radio

Nancy Solomon appears in the following:

NJ Dems Rip Proposed Rutgers-Rowan Merger

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Some New Jersey Democrats took aim at a controversial plan to merge the Rutgers-Camden campus with Rowan University during a hearing on higher education funding Wednesday.

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Mr. Rowan Hopes Rutgers Merger Won't Mean the Loss of His Name

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The monied benefactor after whom Rowan University is named said he doesn’t want the New Jersey school to lose its namesake if it merges with Rutgers-Camden.

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NJ Is Skimming Our Tax Revenue: Mayors

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Mayors from across New Jersey are calling on the state to stop skimming tax revenue from utility companies they say rightly belongs in local coffers.

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NJ Spent $178M on Business Tax Incentive: Report

Thursday, April 12, 2012

New Jersey has an incentive program to lure businesses to the state that gives companies back the state income taxes their employees pay. A report, "Paying Taxes to the Boss," released by Good Jobs First, a tax policy group in Washington, D.C., found New Jersey spent $178 million on the program, more than any of the other 16 states with similar tax kickbacks.

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Booker Defends Public Feud with Devils Owner

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker is taking a long-simmering dispute with New Jersey Devils owner Jeff Vanderbeek public. 

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NJ Budget Numbers Less Rosy than Christie’s

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The bi-partisan research arm of New Jersey's Legislature presented figures Tuesday that contradict revenue estimates from the Christie Administration.

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Battle over NJ Supreme Court Nominees Continues

Friday, March 23, 2012

Gov. Chris Christie hasn’t said what his next move will be in the failed New Jersey Supreme Court nomination of Phillip Kwon. A confirmation hearing for his second nominee, Bruce Harris, will be rescheduled.

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Christie Faces Hurdle in Remaking NJ Supreme Court

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Governor Chris Christie faces a major hurdle in remaking the New Jersey Supreme Court Thursday when the majority Democrat Senate Judiciary Committee will vet his nominees for two open seats on the seven-member court.

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Christie's Supreme Court Nominees Set to Face Senate Committee

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

New Jersey Democrats say they will rigorously question Governor Chris Christie's two nominees to the state supreme court on Thursday.

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With Guilty Verdict, Deportation is Possibility for Ravi

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Now that Dharun Ravi has been convicted of 15 charges related to his use of a webcam to spy on his gay roommate, he may also face possible deportation proceedings.

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After the Dharun Ravi Trial

Monday, March 19, 2012

Nancy Solomon, managing editor of New Jersey Public RadioEmily Bazelon, senior editor and court watcher at Slate, and WNYC reporter Arun Venugopal offer legal analysis of the Ravi conviction and the precedent this verdict sets.

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Ex-Rutgers Student Convicted of Invasion of Privacy, Bias Intimidation

Friday, March 16, 2012

A former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate's love life has been convicted of bias intimidation and invasion of privacy in a case that exploded into the headlines when the victim of the snooping committed suicide.

 

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Webcam Spying Case Triggers Questions Over Effectiveness of Hate Crime Laws

Friday, March 16, 2012

The trial of Dharun Ravi and why he used a webcam to spy on his gay roommate has generated headlines and raised questions about the line between obnoxiousness and criminal behavior. It’s also brought to the forefront the issue of hate crime statues, and whether they are an effective way to protect minorities.

Follow New Jersey Public Radio managing editor @NancySolomon2 for the latest updates inside the courtroom

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No Verdict Yet in Rutgers Webcam Spy Trial

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Jurors did not reach a verdict Thursday and will continue deliberations Friday in the trial of a former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate, who killed himself days later.

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First Day of Deliberations Ends in Rutgers Webcam Spying Case

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The jury in the trial of a former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate ended its first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

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Jury to Get Case in Rutgers Webcam Spying Trial

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Jurors will begin deliberations Wednesday in the case of a former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate encounter with another man.

Follow New Jersey Public Radio managing editor @NancySolomon2 for the latest from inside the courtroom.

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The Dharun Ravi Trial

Friday, March 09, 2012

Nancy Solomon, managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, discusses the Dharun Ravi trial she has been reporting on, and what the case has told us about Tyler Clementi's last days before his suicide.

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Pal: Rutgers Student in Spying Case Didn't Show Anti-Gay Views

Friday, March 09, 2012

The defense presented its first day of testimony in the trial of the Rutgers student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate intimate encounter with another man never expressed anti-gay views to him.

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Prosecution Rests Case in NJ Webcam Spying Trial

Thursday, March 08, 2012

The prosecution rested its case Thursday against a Rutgers student who is accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate during an encounter with another man.

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Jurors See Video of Interview in Webcam Spy Case

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

The prosecution in the Rutgers webcam spying trial played a video on Wednesday of the defendant, Dharun Ravi, speaking with investigators the day after Tyler Clementi jumped off the George Washington Bridge.

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