Sarah Gonzalez

Reporter, WNYC/NJPR

Sarah Gonzalez appears in the following:

With National Backers, Advocates Make NJ Same-Sex Marriage a Priority

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

WNYC

A number of national groups that support same-sex marriage joined advocates in New Jersey on Wednesday to launch a coalition to push for gay nuptials in the state. 

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Free Summer Meals Go to Where the Children Are

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The New York City Department of Education has already served about 50,000 more free meals this summer than all of last summer. That’s thanks in large part to one new location: a refri...
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Why Free Summer Meals Are Already More Popular Than Last Year

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

WNYC
The New York City Department of Education has already served about 50,000 more free meals this summer than all of last summer. That’s thanks in large part to one new location: a refri...

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Is Booker Really More Popular Outside of Newark Than Within?

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

WNYC

The last time Newark sent someone to the U.S. Senate, the Emancipation Proclamation to end slavery had just been issued — 1863. And that could give Newark Mayor Cory Booker a boost in popularity as he runs for the U.S. Senate, says Clement Price. He is a History professor at Rutgers University and a longtime observer of Newark’s politics.

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In the Battle Beween Albany and City Hall... Gov. Cuomo Wins

Monday, July 22, 2013

WNYC

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's raft beat New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's raft by 18 seconds in today's Adirondack white-water rafting contest.

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LICH Keeps Losing Patients As Court Order is Appealed

Sunday, July 21, 2013

WNYC

SUNY Downstate is discharging patients and diverting ambulances from Brooklyn's Long Island College Hospital despite a temporary restraining order. SUNY says it is still diverting because it filed an intent to appeal the order.

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At Night, Social Scene Blossoms as Heat Brings Neighbors Outside

Friday, July 19, 2013

WNYC

Parks in New York City are keeping their sprinklers on a little longer, and keeping their gates open a little later for residents looking to keep cool during the hot summer nights.

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Booker's Plan to Break the Cycle of Poverty

Monday, July 08, 2013

WNYC

U.S. Senate hopeful Cory Booker outlined a plan today to end child poverty in the U.S., which is estimated to cost taxpayers $500 billion a year. 

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No Bed of Roses ... The State New Yorkers Love to Hate

Friday, July 05, 2013

WNYC

When New Jersey Public Radio's Sarah Gonzalez moved to the Garden State, she found out the worst part of living there -- having to tell New Yorkers you live in there.

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DOMA: Christie's Veto on Gay Marriage Excludes Gay Couples in New Jersey From Federal Benefits

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

WNYC

Gov. Chris Christie's veto on gay marriage means same-sex couples in New Jersey are now excluded from receiving 1,138 federal benefits awarded to same-sex married couples in 13 other states where gay marriage is legal.

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Lawsuit: Taxpayer Dollars for Religious Schools

Monday, June 24, 2013

WNYC

The New Jersey American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit today challenging the state’s decision to award more than $11 million in taxpayer funds to two religious schools.

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Special Senate Elections in New Jersey and Massachusetts

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg's death, and Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry’s move to Secretary of State, left two major vacancies in the Senate. Both states are looking to fill those...

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Bill: NYPD Must Notify New Jersey of Spying

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

WNYC

Lawmakers in New Jersey are trying to prevent the New York Police Department, and any out-of-state law enforcement agency, from conducting intelligence-gathering operations in New Jersey without first informing officials in the state.

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Three Senate Candidates Hit Campaign Trail While Booker Goes for Cash

Monday, June 10, 2013

WNYC

Newark Mayor Cory Booker demonstrated his advantage yesterday in the US Senate race, while also opening himself up to the very thing that aggravates his Newark constituents.

While the other Democratic candidates campaigned in New Jersey on the day signatures were due, Booker was in California, fundraising.

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Special Election Throws a Wrench in Booker's Plans for the U.S. Senate

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

WNYC

The death of Senator Frank Lautenberg on Monday began a scramble in New Jersey’s political world to figure out how the seat will be filled.

Governor Chris Christie announced Tuesday the state will hold a special election on October 16, 2013. The decision has thrown a wrench into Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s plans to run for the seat.

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Sandy Isn't Keeping Prom Groups from Renting Beach Homes at the Shore

Saturday, June 01, 2013

WNYC

Students say they aren't letting the destruction by Sandy get in the way of a weekend with their friends after prom. New Jersey Public Radio's Sarah Gonzalez brings us along for the high school tradition.

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Christie Faces Climate Change Protest

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

WNYC

New Jerseyans protesting Chris Christie's climate change policies greeted the Governor as he appeared with President Barack Obama at the Asbury Park Convention Center Monday.

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Christie Deflects on Climate Change, Scientists Weigh In

Friday, May 24, 2013

WNYC

You might have heard Governor Chris Christie this week take issue with a question we posed about preparing for climate change. Here's what happened next.

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Christie: No Proof Climate Change Caused Sandy

Monday, May 20, 2013

WNYC

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie today rejected the idea that state agencies like New Jersey Transit needed to prepare for climate change ahead of Sandy.

“‘Cause I don’t think there’s been any proof thus far that Sandy was caused by climate change,” he said.

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