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For Phil Murphy, Getting out the Vote Could Be Key to Governor’s Race
WNYC News | November 6, 2017 | Politics, Elections 2017, Governor's Race 2017
If voter turnout is especially low, results could skew red in a blue state
Murphy Grilled on Ability to Deal with Terror Attacks
WNYC News | November 2, 2017 | Elections 2017, Governor's Race 2017
Frontrunner in governor’s race says public safety must take precedence over politics
Guadagno Talks Taxes, Taxes, Taxes on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show
WNYC News | October 31, 2017 | Elections 2017, Governor's Race 2017
Host rattles Republican candidate when he questions if she favors abortion but not for poor women
South Asians in NJ Exercise Growing Political Muscle
WNYC News | October 26, 2017 | Politics
A growing population of South Asians, now a sought-after voting bloc in the Garden State, puts forward a number of candidates
Exploring the History of Property Taxes in New Jersey
WNYC News | October 11, 2017 | Planning
From the mid-1970s to yesterday’s gubernatorial debate, property taxes have bedeviled New Jersey pols and their constituents
Reasons to Vote for New Jersey’s Next Governor
WNYC News | October 4, 2017 | Politics
The governorship of the Garden State is one of the most powerful political jobs in the nation. Could that prod you to the polls on election day?
Many Immigrants with No Criminal Records Being Arrested in NJ
WNYC News | October 3, 2017 | Immigration
ICE is supposed to be focused on removing immigrants convicted of crimes, but that does not seem to be the case in New Jersey
Frelinghuysen Says He’s Got Clout and It’s Good for New Jersey
WNYC News | September 19, 2017 | Politics
Congressman’s critics dispute his record, say his promotion of Republican agenda is damaging to Garden State
Corruption Probe Catches Up to Jersey Democrat Who Backed Christie
WNYC News | September 15, 2017 | Politics
State Election Law Enforcement Commission allowed to pursue complaint that Essex County Executive, Joe DiVincenzo, used campaign funds for personal expenses
As Newark Prepares to Take Control of Schools, Former Superintendent Looks Back
WNYC News | September 15, 2017 | Education
Marion Bolden, who served as state-appointed super from 1999 to 2008, puts the move in perspective
2 Maplewood Cops Put on Leave After Possible Bias Incident
WNYC News | August 7, 2017 | Social
Videotape allegedly shows black teens ‘herded like cattle’ to town border after July 4 celebration
As Newark Grows, Tenants Want Better Rent Control
WNYC News | August 3, 2017 | Housing
Housing advocates seek to put more stringent rent ordinance on the November ballot
Synagogues Show Solidarity with Detained Immigrants on Holy Day
WNYC News | August 1, 2017 | Social
Holy day reminds Jews what it is like to be exiles, to be strangers in a strange land
Sons See Roots of Newark Today in Its Troubled Past
WNYC News | July 13, 2017 | Politics
Che and Junius Onome Williams believe some of the same issues that led to the 1967 rebellion in their home city of Newark are still relevant today
Death of Undocumented Man Detained in New Jersey Raises Questions, Alarms
WNYC News | June 29, 2017 | Immigration
ICE says Rolando Meza Espinoza died because of existing medical condition, his family says he was denied proper medication
Voting Block: New Jersey Neighbors Dare to Talk Politics
WNYC News | June 19, 2017 | Politics
Conversations across the political divide are increasingly difficult, which makes them all-the-more essential
Trump Tees Off Fundraiser for U.S. Rep. MacArthur at His Bedminster links
WNYC News | June 12, 2017 | Politics
New Jersey congressman brokered compromise that revived GOP healthcare bill
On the Air: Gubernatorial Candidates Lay Out Their Wares
WNYC News | June 8, 2017 | Politics
Phil Murphy said New Jersey is “in crisis” and Kim Guadagno said the state has to become more affordable
American Dream Megamall: Investors Must Measure the Risk
WNYC News | June 6, 2017 | Planning
Preliminary bond offerings catalog an array of risks, including transportation and America’s dwindling romance with malls
Retired Police Officer Rogers Bets on ‘Blue Wall’ of Support
WNYC News | June 2, 2017 | Elections 2017
The Nutley township commissioner, a long shot in the race to succeed Chris Christie as governor, spoke with optimism on The Brian Lehrer Show
Ciattarelli Tells Brian Lehrer Show He’s an ‘Eisenhower Republican’
WNYC News | June 1, 2017 | Elections 2017
Guadagno’s main rival among Republicans for governor said NJ economy has to be main focus
Singh, ‘Only True Conservative,’ Wants to Fix NJ’s Lack of Affordability
WNYC News | May 25, 2017 | Elections 2017
Atlantic City native believes American dream is in peril for next generation
On the Air: Joseph Rudy Rullo on WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer Show
WNYC News | May 25, 2017 | Elections 2017
Rullo gets the chance to take his platform to the radio audience, and explore some of the nuances of what he stands for as a Republican hopeful
Watchdog Group Files Ethics Complaint Against Frelinghuysen
WNYC News | May 18, 2017 | Politics
Campaign for Accountability contends that GOP representative’s letter to bank represents intimidation
Democratic Hopeful Jim Johnson Talks Taxes, Public Transportation
WNYC News | May 10, 2017 | Politics, Elections 2017
Johnson visits WNYC’s The Brian Lehrer show to help make his case to NJ voters
NJ Activists Pay a Call on Rep. Frelinghuysen — in Nation’s Capital
WNYC News | April 6, 2017 | Politics
Travelers make trek because congressman would not hold town hall meeting in Garden State
Bridgegate Day of Judgment: Prison for Baroni, Kelly
WNYC News | March 30, 2017 | Politics
Tears and remorse from co-defendants but judge notes they previously showed little empathy for the people hurt by their scheme
Former Port Authority Chair Sentenced to 1-Year House Arrest for Bribery
WNYC News | March 7, 2017 | Politics
David Samson, Christie friend and mentor, draws no jail time, must perform community service, pay $100,000 fine
Fears Keep Immigrants from Reporting Crimes — Including Domestic Violence
WNYC News | February 22, 2017 | Immigration
A special visa program lets undocumented immigrants remain in country if they cooperate with investigators or prosecutors
Place for Less Well-Off Residents in New Newark?
WNYC News | February 8, 2017 | Housing
City has low level of homeownership, and renters could be vulnerable if development causes housing market to heat up
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