Rebeca Ibarra

Host, WNYC News

Rebeca Ibarra appears in the following:

Opinion: The Cost of Battling With Jersey Shore Communities

Monday, August 20, 2018

Columnist Paul Mulshine suggests New Jersey end its costly fight with the shore community and use the money to deal with ongoing flooding in the Passaic River Basin.


After Weekend of Floods, State of Emergency in Five New Jersey Counties

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Gov. Murphy signed an order declaring emergencies in Bergen, Essex, Monmouth, Ocean and Passaic counties.


Blake Morris in Search of Progressive Brooklyn Voters, One Door Knock at a Time

Monday, August 13, 2018

Morris is waging a primary challenge against Simcha Felder — the state senator's first in six years.

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This Year, NJ Transit Really IS Having a 'Summer of Hell'

Friday, August 10, 2018

Daily train cancellations and delays have left riders reeling, and the Murphy Administration has promised little relief.

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No Immediate Relief for NJ Transit Commuters

Thursday, August 09, 2018

A shortage of train engineers and a looming deadline to comply with a federal safety mandate mean no immediate relief in sight for NJ commuters.

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New Jersey AG Puts All Pot Cases on Hold, After Squabble with Jersey City

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

After days of back and forth between Trenton and Jersey City, the state asked municipal courts to hold off on prosecuting marijuana-related cases until early September.

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New Jersey's Bail Reform Law Gets Court Victory

Monday, July 09, 2018

A Christie-era law restricting cash bail survives a court challenge.

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In a Twist, Conservatives Help Immigrants Change New Jersey Law

Monday, July 02, 2018

Immigrants, some undocumented, get a surprising boost from a Koch brothers group over hair braiding regulation.  

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In New Jersey, A Crisis of Legal Help for Unaccompanied Minors

Friday, June 22, 2018

More than 7,000 unaccompanied minors have migrated to the Garden State in recent years and most live in limbo —unable to get legal help to make their case in court.

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Jersey City Politics, Unraveled

Friday, June 15, 2018

It's been anything but chill, politically speaking, in Chilltown.


New Jersey Wants to Stake a Claim in the Innovation Economy

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Once at the forefront of innovation, New Jersey has fallen behind. 

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No Surprises as Frontrunners Win New Jersey Primaries

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

In outgoing Republican Rodney Frelinghuysen's district, former Navy pilot Mikie Sherrill won the Democratic nomination, and Sen. Bob Menendez fended off a challenger to win his primary.

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New Jersey Governor Backs Out of Live Call-In Show

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Murphy's spokesman said the governor wanted a full hour of questions from the public — not the press.

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New Jersey Hasn't Done Enough to Desegregate Schools, Suit Says

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Students and civil rights organizations say a statewide lawsuit is the only way to force change.

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Students Nominate the Bog Turtle for New Jersey State Reptile

Friday, May 11, 2018

A group of fourth graders are pushing for the state to formally honor the endangered reptile.


Mayoral Hopeful Says Newark's Changes Haven't Been Enough

Monday, May 07, 2018

Councilwoman Gayle Chaneyfield Jenkins is hoping dirty streets and high unemployment will lead voters to pick her over incumbent Ras Baraka. 


What's at Stake in Newark's Mayoral Election

Thursday, May 03, 2018

A look at the issues as Newark, New Jersey residents head to the polls on May 8th to vote for their next mayor.

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Newark's Radical Mayor Has Been Good for Business

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

When Ras Baraka was elected four years ago, some feared he would have a hostile relationship with establishment politicians and the business community. That hasn't been so.

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New Jersey Bans Offshore Drilling

Friday, April 20, 2018

The ban is a direct response to the Trump administration's desire to open up all federal offshore waters to oil and gas drilling.


New Jersey Homeowners Fight Gas Pipeline in Federal Court

Monday, April 16, 2018

PennEast Pipeline Co. wants to complete the roughly $1 billion project by the end of this year, but is facing the state, homeowners and environmental groups in federal court.

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