Nancy Solomon

Managing Editor, New Jersey Public Radio

Nancy Solomon appears in the following:

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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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.


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.