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The CIG Insider NJ Podcast

The CIG InsiderNJ Podcast, a brand-new joint venture brought to you by Capital Impact Group and InsiderNJ, focuses on the stories behind the headlines in New Jersey politics.  Host Paul Crupi sits down with the State’s most influential political leaders and personalities for insightful conversations that delve into the guest’s background, defining career moments, and major life influences that brought them to where they are today. Tune in for fascinating stories, surprising anecdotes, and revelatory interviews with the people that live and breathe New Jersey politics.

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Apr 27, 2020

This is a special quarantine edition of the CIG Insider NJ podcast, and my guest is Assemblywoman Serena DiMaso of the 13th legislative district.

Assemblywoman DiMaso had just begun her 2nd term as a legislator in January and, as a newly minted member of the budget committee, expected a robust learning experience during...


Jan 6, 2020

Senator Vin Gopal is wrapping up his first term as a state senator and, indeed, coming up on his first two years ever of holding elected office. The millennial senator brings us behind the scenes on the campaign trail, first as chair of the Monmouth County Democratic Party as he managed a victory against incumbent...


Nov 4, 2019

On this special Election Day preview episode I am joined by the expert political team from Insider NJ -- Max Pizarro, Fred Snowflack, Pete Oneglia, and John Van Vliet -- for a roundtable discussion recorded live at Iberia Tavern and Restaurant in Newark, in which we discuss some of the most fascinating and significant...


Jul 29, 2019

On this episode of the CIG Insider NJ Podcast is George Helmy, Chief of Staff to Governor Phil Murphy. After breaking into the political world under the tutelage of Senator Frank Lautenberg, George became a close advisor and friend to Senator Cory Booker, eventually serving as his state director. Now, as chief of staff...


May 23, 2019

Assemblyman Kevin Rooney has served in the legislature since 2016, and prior to that has worn many different hats in his lifetime. An experienced arboriculturist, salesman, and business owner; a reality-show winning home chef, and, as he was known on national news during a freak snowstorm, the mayor who...