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Special reports and more from News 12 New Jersey.

    Power & Politics: Coronavirus preparations, Super Tuesday fallout

    Power & Politics: Coronavirus preparations, Super Tuesday fallout

    Jared Maples, director of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security, talks about what families can do to prepare for the possibility of coronavirus in their communities. He also discussed the terrorism threat level increase.

    Patrick Murray, of Monmouth University Polling Institute, talks about Super Tuesday and what’s next in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination.

    Assembly Budget Committee members Nancy Munoz and Carol Murphy discuss Gov. Murphy’s budget proposals and the process ah

    • 20 min
    Power & Politics: A discussion on Murphy's budget address

    Power & Politics: A discussion on Murphy's budget address

    A discussion about the governor's budget address between Brandon McCoy of the progressive NJ Policy Perspective and Alan Steinberg, former regional director of the EPA under Republican President George W. Bush.

    Plus, political analyst Steve Adubato talks to host Alex Zdan about Gov. Phil Murphy's proposals to lower property taxes.  

    And Krista Jenkins, of Fairleigh Dickinson University Poll, reviews the latest poll numbers for Gov. Phil Murphy and President Donald Trump.

    • 19 min
    Power & Politics: Bail reform in New Jersey

    Power & Politics: Bail reform in New Jersey

    Former Attorney General Chris Porrino talks about the status of bail reform in New Jersey. He also talks about the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against New Jersey and the handling of the Roger Stone sentencing.

    Monsy Alvarado, immigration reporter for The Record, talks about the DOJ lawsuit against the state.

    Janna Chernetz from Tri-State Transportation Campaign provides a status report on NJ Transit’s progress, problems and her appointment to NJ Transit’s Board of Directors.

    • 18 min
    Power & Politics: Kelly Heyboer details NJ politics #MeToo investigation

    Power & Politics: Kelly Heyboer details NJ politics #MeToo investigation

    In late December 2019, an investigation by Kelly Heyboer and Susan Livio of NJ Advance Media exposed a toxic culture and rampant sexual harassment in New Jersey politics. Their report resulted in the creation of a working group led by the state's top female legislator, Sen. Loretta Weinberg, who will be holding public and private listening sessions across the state.

    Alex Zdan interview Kelly Heyboer on New Jersey Power & Politics about the investigation. 

    • 18 min
    Power & Politics: Iowa caucus, impeachment acquittal, #MeToo & NJ politics

    Power & Politics: Iowa caucus, impeachment acquittal, #MeToo & NJ politics

    Alex Zdan reviews the Iowa caucus chaos and previews the New Hampshire primary with Patrick Murray of Monmouth University Polling Institute.
    Professor Eugene Mazo discusses the impeachment trial and the potential impact of President Donald Trump's acquittal.
    Plus, Kelly Heyboer of NJ Advance Media discusses her #MeToo investigation into New Jersey politics and the ripple effect it is having.

    • 20 min
    Power & Politics: President Trump comes to Wildwood

    Power & Politics: President Trump comes to Wildwood

    A look at Trump's rally in Wildwood in support of Rep. Jeff Van Drew, who switched parties to Republican. Host Alex Zdan talks to state Sen. Mike Testa, co-chair of the president's re-election campaign in New Jersey. And this week, Gov. Murphy announced a plan for "a complete transformation" of the state's energy policy: more clean energy to fight climate change. Jeff Tittel from the Sierra Club, and Ray Cantor, VP of government affairs at the New Jersey Business and Industry Association, discuss.

    • 19 min

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