Nancy Solomon

Managing Editor, New Jersey Public Radio

Nancy Solomon appears in the following:

This Week in Politics: Spitzer Circus, NJ Dune Decision

Saturday, July 13, 2013

The race for city comptroller got a lot more interesting this week, and together Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner sucked up all the oxygen in city politics. Meanwhile, in New Jersey, the New Jersey Supreme Court handed Gov. Chris Christie mixed rulings on his vision for development in the Garden State. 


Finding Fun in the Water: Fossil Hunting in NJ

Friday, July 12, 2013


With just a colander in hand, visitors can find teeth from sharks that once swam the ocean that covered all of New Jersey.

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TWIP: Christie-crats Take NJ, Records Rock NYC

Saturday, June 15, 2013


Democrats are lining up for a primary battle in the U.S. Senate race in New Jersey. Meanwhile, Governor Chris Christie is "slow jamming" the news with late night talk show host Jimmy Fallon, and scooping up support for his reelection from unlikely sources: Democrats dubbed "Christie-crats."


Christie Says He'll Back Tea Party Candidate

Wednesday, June 12, 2013


Governor Chris Christie says won't endorse a candidate for the U.S. Senate race in New Jersey before the primary vote in August. But he'll back the Republican candidate, even if it's Tea Party-backed conservative Steve Lonegan.  

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Meet the Newest Senator from NJ

Thursday, June 06, 2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's pick to fill the seat vacated by Senator Frank Lautenberg isn't a household name. But Attorney General Jeff Chiesa and the governor have had a friendship that spans decades. 


Gov. Christie Debates Who Fills Lautenberg's Senate Seat

Tuesday, June 04, 2013


New Jersey News Round-Up

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Nancy Solomon, managing editor at New Jersey Public Radio, talks about recent New Jersey news, from campaign finance reform to the race for Governor, and bridge overhauls to new rules for fertilizers.

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FEMA Warned Christie That No-Bid Contract Could Jeopardize Funds

Friday, March 29, 2013


New information has emerged about a New Jersey contract with AshBritt, a politically-connected debris removal company.  


Debating Newark School Reform

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Wednesday night at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Brian Lehrer moderated a community forum on school reform issues in Newark and throughout the state of New Jersey. On today...

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Atlantic City's Revel Casino Declares Bankruptcy

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Governor Chris Christie is putting a positive spin on the bankruptcy filing by Atlantic City's newest casino and hotel. The New Jersey governor says the filing actually shows confidence in Revel because investors are exchanging debt for stock in the company.  

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Watch and Chat Live: NJ State of the State Address

Monday, January 07, 2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is expected to address the state's efforts at rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy, as well as his contentious proposal to cut taxes in the year ahead. Watc...


NJ Recovery: Four Weeks Post-Sandy

Monday, November 26, 2012

Nancy Solomon, managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, discusses the status of the recovery in New Jersey four weeks after Sandy.

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Election Day Call-In: Voting After Sandy, and Voting in the Swing States

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

It's Election Day! We talk to reporters, look at the important story lines, and more importantly take your calls. With:

  • WNYC's Richard Hake and New Jersey Public Radio's David Furst with the latest news on voting and the Sandy recovery, with NJPR's Nancy Solomon and WNYC's Beth Fertig and Bob Hennelly

  • Your calls for our Informal, Unofficial, Thoroughly Unscientific Exit Poll: How is post-Sandy voting going? What does voting today mean to you? Call 646-829-3980 or post below!

Plus, reporters from crucial swing states discuss the latest polls and how their states are shaping up on Election Day:

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Extended News from WNYC and NJPR 11AM

Monday, November 05, 2012

In the wake of Sandy and on the eve of national elections we continue extended news with WNYC's Richard Hakeand NJPR's David Furst, plus WNYC's Bob Hennelly and NJPR's Nancy Solomon report on commuting between New Jersey and New York and the latest on power restoration.

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Coping After Sandy

Friday, November 02, 2012

Reporters, experts and listeners provide news and information from around the region as the region continues to clean up and recover.

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Updates from New Jersey

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

WNYC’s Bob Hennelly gives us an update on the effects of Hurricane Sandy on New Jersey. We’ll also be taking calls: 646-829-3980!

NJ residents: Let us know how you are faring—leave a comment!

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Update from New Jersey

Monday, October 29, 2012

Nancy Solomon gives us an update on the effects of Hurricane Sandy on New Jersey so far today. For more about Hurricane Sandy, evacuation zones, and more, visit


Most NJ Voters Support Obama Health Care Reforms: Poll

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

The majority of New Jersey voters back President Barack Obama's health care reforms and hope that the state expands Medicare, according to a new WNYC/Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.


In NJ, Experts Say Redrawn Boundaries Make It Hard to Unseat Incumbents

Sunday, October 07, 2012

A rising star in the New Jersey Democratic Party is challenging GOP Rep. Leonard Lance for his seat in Congress, but political analysts say the redrawing of the district boundaries has made it harder than ever to unseat incumbents.


Christie Heads to NH for GOP Campaign

Monday, September 24, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will travel to New Hampshire Tuesday for a fundraiser and rally for Republican gubernatorial candidate Ovide  Lamontagne.