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Nancy Solomon

Managing Editor, New Jersey Public Radio

Nancy Solomon appears in the following:

At RNC, Christie Sells NJ, and Himself, as Model for Country

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Governor Chris Christie stuck to Reaganesque themes in his keynote address at the Republican National Convention Tuesday night, calling on Americans to create a second American century.

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Ahead of Keynote, Christie Says He Doesn't Care About GOP Platform

Thursday, August 23, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he didn't care about the GOP platform and echoed his call for Missouri Congressman Todd Akin to resign less than a week before he delivers the keynote at the Republican National Convention.

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New Jersey Update: Christie Ads and Medical Marijuana

Monday, August 13, 2012

Bob Hennelly, WNYC's contributing editor for politics and investigations, and Nancy Solomon, managing editor for New Jersey Public Radio, talk about the some mysterious pro-Governor Christie ads, plus the latest on medical marijuana in New Jersey.

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Surviving Penn Station

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Jim O'Grady, WNYC transportation reporter, and Nancy Solomon, managing editor for New Jersey Public Radio, discuss their reporting on the ups and downs of trying to get around Penn Station.

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Christie Distances Himself From Group Behind TV Ads

Monday, August 06, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie denied he has anything to do with a group that has spent $6 million on television advertising in New York and Philadelphia that promotes the governor.

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Storm Data Shows Links to Global Warming: Report

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Two vicious thunderstorms that slammed New Jersey in the past month are part of a trend that the northeast is experiencing due to global warming, according to a new report released by Environment New Jersey.

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Documents Detail Christie Administration's Plan for School Reform

Thursday, August 02, 2012

The New Jersey Department of Education is moving forward with a reform plan for the state’s lowest performing schools by using private money from a California-based foundation.

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Where's the Line on School Discipline?

Thursday, July 26, 2012

A New Jersey court has ruled that a high school went too far in disciplining students for out-of-school law-breaking. But it also created an exception for cases in which a student is put in harm's way, which has implications for New Jersey's anti-bullying legislation. Nancy Solomon, managing editor at New Jersey Public Radio, discusses the ruling.

What do you think? Can a school punish a student for behavior outside of school? What's the role of parents, law enforcement, and others? Where do you draw the line? Let us know!

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At the Shore, Christie Pushes Tax Cuts

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Governor Chris Christie is continuing his Jersey Shore stumping with a visit to Ocean City on Wednesday as part of what he's calling an "Endless Summer Tax Relief Tour." But a new poll shows his summer push for a 10 percent tax cut isn't convincing a majority of voters.

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NJ Supreme Court Rules Judges Can Skimp on Pension Payments

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

New Jersey's Supreme Court says the state's judges don't have to contribute more to their pensions and health benefits, as is currently required of all other state employees.

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NJ Foster Care System is Improving, But Not Enough

Friday, July 20, 2012

New Jersey's child welfare system continues to get mixed results in its decade-long effort to better protect abused children.

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NJ Lawmakers Examine Oversight of Halfway Houses

Thursday, July 19, 2012

The commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Corrections defended the state’s system of halfway houses that has come under fire recently for reported rampant violence, drug use and escapes.

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Newark Leaders See Benefit to Higher Education Restructuring

Monday, July 02, 2012

The shuffling of New Jersey's state university system is gaining praise from Newark officials who say changes to the plan now make it advantageous to the city.

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Christie, Coy on Veepstakes, Hosts Romney Fundraiser

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Governor Chris Christie, who has played coy when asked whether he’d run for vice president, is hosting a minimum $2,500 -a-plate fundraiser for GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney Tuesday evening at hotel in Woodbridge, N.J.

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As Reforms Take Hold, Teachers Reapply or Leave

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Teachers at eight schools slated for intensive reform in Newark began learning on Friday whether they'd be keeping their positions at their current schools.

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New Jersey Spending and School Reform

Friday, June 15, 2012

New Jersey Public Radio Managing Editor Nancy Solomon will discuss Governor Chris Christie's state spending proposal. Then, she'll be joined by Sara Neufeld, a Brooklyn-based writer who's been covering public education for the past 12 years, to talk about NJPR's investigation into New Jersey public school reform through the lens of one school in Newark.

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Court Blocks Christie on Affordable Housing

Monday, June 11, 2012

The New Jersey Supreme Court has blocked an attempt by Governor Chris Christie to eliminate the state's Council on Affordable Housing.

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Sentence in Webcam Spy Trial Sparks Debate Over Hate Crime Prosecutions

Friday, May 25, 2012

Prosecutors made the rare move of appealing the judge’s sentence in the Rutgers webcam spy trial this week because they believe the 30-day jail term handed down to the former student convicted of invasion of privacy and a hate crime against his gay roommate is far too lenient.

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The Webcam Spying Verdict Aftermath

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, Nancy Solomon, discusses the sentencing in the Dharun Ravi Rutgers spying case, and takes listener calls about how they feel now that the trial has ended.

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Both Sides Dissatisfied With Sentence in Webcam Spy Trial

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

A former Rutgers student was sentenced to 30-days in jail after he was was convicted of invasion of privacy and a hate crime for using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate. Both the defense and the prosecution are unhappy with the sentence given to Dharun Ravi in the Rutgers webcam spying case.

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