Nancy Solomon

Managing Editor, New Jersey Public Radio

Nancy Solomon appears in the following:

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.


NJ No. 2 Worst in Nation for Delinquencies, Foreclosures

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

New Jersey's rate of foreclosures or serious delinquencies is now the No. 2 worst in the nation, second only to Florida, according to a report from the  Mortgage Bankers Association.


Going Negative in New Jersey

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Nancy Solomon, managing editor for New Jersey Public Radio, talks about S&P's downgrading of NJ's economic outlook from "stable" to "negative."

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Some Lukoil Stations Hike Prices Up to $8 a Gallon in Protest

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

About 30 Lukoil gas station operators in New Jersey are staging a protest Wednesday by raising prices up to $8 for a gallon to call attention to what they say is unfair pricing by the Russian oil company.


Booker Ignites DNC Crowd with Liberal Red Meat

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker received a long ovation and chants of “Cory, Cory” after giving a rousing presentation of the Democratic Party platform Tuesday.

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.