Nancy Solomon

Managing Editor, New Jersey Public Radio

Nancy Solomon appears in the following:

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 de...

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Ex-Rutgers Student Dharun Ravi to Be Sentenced in Webcam Spy Trial

Monday, May 21, 2012

The former Rutgers student who was convicted of invasion of privacy and a hate crime for using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate is scheduled to be sentenced Monday. Follow @Br...

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Democrats Rip Christie Tax Compromise

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

New Jersey Democrats are seizing on a new report that shows tax collections are down to oppose a tax cut compromise offered by Governor Chris Christie and one of the own, Senate President Stephen Sweeney.


Suit Blocks NJ State ID Program

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

A New Jersey court ruled to delay the use of controversial new licensing requirements that critics say violates individuals’ privacy and opens them up to identity theft.


Christie’s Popularity Spikes Compared to Last Year: Poll

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Governor Chris Christie is significantly more popular among New Jersey voters this spring than he was a year ago, according to a new poll.


Uncertain Fate for Decision That Paved the Way for Affordable Housing in NJ

Monday, May 07, 2012

Residents of a controversial affordable housing complex in Mount Laurel, N.J., have a better quality of life than those who applied but never moved into the complex, a new study by Princeton University shows.

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New Jersey Affordable Housing

Friday, May 04, 2012

Nancy Solomon, managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, and Douglas Massey, Princeton sociologist and author of many books including American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass, discuss affordable housing in New Jersey--40 years after the Mount Laurel decision.

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Christie Travels to Wisconsin to Support Governor in Recall Fight

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

New Jersey’s governor is making an appearance on the national political stage – this time on behalf of the embattled Wisconsin governor.

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Details Begin to Emerge about Highway Escort of Sports Cars

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

State troopers reportedly escorted a group of expensive sports cars traveling at 100 mph down the Garden State Parkway last month. It’s raising question about whether New Jersey is sending mixed messages about aggressive driving.

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