Michael Catalini, WHYY

Michael Catalini

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Trenton, NJ, United States

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Past articles by Michael:

N.J. approves $9M in tax credits to 'Joker,' 'West Side Story'

New Jersey on Tuesday approved roughly $9 million in film tax credits to a Steven Spielberg adaptation of "West Side Story" and a Batman universe movie called "Joker" starring Joaquin Phoenix. It's the second round of film tax credits approved by the Economic Development Authority under the 2018 law. → Read More

New Jersey enacts law on assisted suicide for terminally ill

Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed legislation making New Jersey the seventh state to enact a law permitting terminally ill patients to seek life-ending medication. → Read More

Democrat-led panel OKs redistricting amendment in New Jersey

If approved, the new legislative redistricting scheme would lead to the creation of districts that would last a decade, until the next federal census in 2030. → Read More

Democratic Bob Menendez wins re-election to Senate

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez on Tuesday fended off his wealthy Republican challenger and a barrage of ads about his tossed-out corruption charges to win re-election. → Read More

N.J. attorney general creates office to investigate corruption

"Simply put, we must hold accountable those who violate the public trust or undermine the criminal justice system." → Read More

Police raid home of couple who raised $400K for homeless man

Authorities searched the home of Mark D'Amico and Katelyn McClure in Florence early Thursday morning. → Read More

N.J. GOP Rep. Tom MacArthur, Dem challenger Andy Kim face off in forum

The district stretches from the Delaware River in the west across the pine barrens to the Atlantic Ocean in the east. → Read More

Republican Hugin spending millions to compete in New Jersey Senate race

The race is at the top of the ballot this year in New Jersey. → Read More

Top lawmaker at odds with N.J. governor over budget

The measure comes as the Democrat-led Legislature and Democratic governor approach a June 30 deadline to enact a balanced budget. → Read More

Gov. Murphy: Tax credits are 'most important pledge' to Amazon

Only a week into his administration, and after attacking government aid to companies in his campaign, Gov. Phil Murphy sent a letter to Amazon supporting up to $5 billion in incentives to build a second headquarters in New Jersey. → Read More

N.J. Gov: Tax credits are 'most important pledge' to Amazon

Gov. Phil Murphy sent a letter to Amazon supporting up to $5 billion in incentives to build a second headquarters in New Jersey. → Read More

Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal New Jersey school bus crash

BELLEVILLE, N.J. — The owner of a trucking company whose dump truck collided with a school bus on a New Jersey highway said Friday he's "deeply saddened" by the accident that killed a student and teacher and injured more than 40 other people.In brief comments to The Associated Press at his office, Mendez Trucking owner Juan Munoz called the wreck a terrible tragedy.Munoz didn't comment on… → Read More

Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal school bus crash

The owner of a trucking company whose dump truck collided with a school bus on a New Jersey highway said Friday he's "deeply saddened" by the accident that killed a student and teacher and injured more than 40 other people. In brief comments to The Associated Press at his office, Mendez... → Read More

Trucking company owner 'saddened' by fatal school bus crash

The owner of a trucking company whose dump truck collided with a school bus on a New Jersey highway said Friday he's "deeply saddened" by the accident that killed a student and teacher and... → Read More

N.J. Gov. signs bill requiring automatic voter registration

The measure makes New Jersey the 12th state along with the District of Columbia to have automatic voter registration. → Read More

Bribery charges behind him, Menendez runs for re-election

UNION CITY, N.J. (AP) - Eschewing any mention of the corruption scandal that dogged him for years and put his political career in jeopardy, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez launched his bid for a third term Wednesday, telling a cheering gymnasium full of high school students that "I am here because I am your vote." The 64-year-old New Jersey Democrat is being challenged by Bob Hugin, a Republican… → Read More

Bribery charges behind him, Menendez runs for re-election

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez has officially launched his bid for a third term with no mention of the corruption charges that dogged him until recently → Read More

Bribery charges behind him, Menendez runs for re-election

Eschewing any mention of the corruption scandal that dogged him for years and put his political career in jeopardy, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez launched his bid for a third term Wednesday, telling... → Read More

Murphy wants $2.1M to help N.J. immigrants with legal aid

Poor immigrants facing deportation in New Jersey could get access to legal aid under a $2.1 million cash infusion in Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy's proposed budget. → Read More

Murphy's first budget shows how much can change, post-Christie

Republicans say the state can't afford the spending or the tax hikes and are predicting a retrospective rise in Christie's approval rating. → Read More