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The MTA congestion pricing plan moves into public hearing stage and Billie Holiday comes to life at Vanguard Theater in Montclair

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On the December 9 edition of the WBGO Journal...

The MTA’s congestion pricing plan moves into the public hearing stage. WBGO's Scott Pringle reports on the latest approval of the plan that has plenty of opposition, especially from New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy..

We’ll have the second episode of our Inside Newark segment with Council President LaMonica McIver where we talk about homelessness in the city and what Newark is doing this holiday season…..

And we’ll hear about the new production of the Tony Award-winning play Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill…now running at the Vanguard Theater in Montclair through December 17. Host Doug Doyle chats with Tracey Conyer Lee (Billie Holiday) and Janeece Freeman Clark (director of play and Founding Artistic Director of Vanguard Theater Company).

Doug Doyle has been News Director at WBGO since 1998 and has taken his department to new heights in coverage and recognition. Doug and his staff have received more than 250 awards from organizations like PRNDI (now PMJA), AP, New York Association of Black Journalists, Garden State Association of Black Journalists and the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.