Fred Mogul

Reporter, WNYC News

Fred Mogul appears in the following:

Hospital Budgets: Prognosis Uncertain

Monday, February 19, 2007

As Governor Spitzer takes aim at cuts in Medicaid (finding himself right in step with similar proposals from President Bush), hospitals around New York are bracing themselves for the fallout. Especially vulnerable are preventative programs, services for the uninsured, and teaching hospitals, all of which ...


City's New Plan Reviews 9/11 Related Illness Victims

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

The city has announced a sweeping commitment to monitor and treat people who have become sick in the aftermath of September 11th. For the first time, this includes Lower Manhattan residents, workers and students, as well as those involved in rescue, recovery and cleanup operations.

WNYC’s ...


On the Campaign Trail with Hillary

Monday, February 12, 2007

Senator Hillary Clinton "Let the conversation begin" in New Hampshire this weekend. Her tour of the Granite State brings to mind the "Listening Tour" she used to introduce herself to New York voters in 2000.

This past weekend, she attended 'town hall' style meetings in the ...


Clinton Swings by Granite State

Monday, February 12, 2007

Two weeks after launching her presidential bid with a trip to Iowa, Senator Hillary Clinton debuted her campaign in New Hampshire this past weekend. WNYC's Fred Mogul was there and has this report.

REPORTER: Campaigning for primaries and caucuses, especially the early ones, test candidates' ability to ...


Spitzer Nominates State’s Highest Ranked Judge

Thursday, February 08, 2007

Governor Spitzer wants New York’s highest-ranked judge to keep her job, right up until state law forces her out for being too old. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

Judith Kaye became the first woman to sit on the Court of Appeals in 1983 and was elevated ...


Opening Statements in Norman Trial

Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Prosecutors laid out their case against deposed Brooklyn Democratic leader Clarence Norman. They told a Brooklyn jury he intimidated and threatened judicial candidates to hire his campaign advisors or lose party backing. But Norman’s attorneys argue he simply believed in a different campaign strategy – ...


Former Brooklyn Leader in Court -- Again

Monday, January 29, 2007

In opening statements today, prosecutors alleged that former Brooklyn Democratic leader Clarence Norman coerced judicial candidates to hire his campaign consultants. Norman’s lawyer says he just wanted the candidates to pursue a winning strategy – and one that didn’t ignore black voters. WNYC’s Fred Mogul ...


New York’s Health Debate Heats Up as Spitzer Prepares Plan

Friday, January 26, 2007

Governor Spitzer will detail his health care plan today. Reining in Medicaid expenses is one of the major promises he rode into office. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

At $45 billion, Medicaid now accounts for more than 3rd of the state budget and costs twice as ...


Norman Goes on Trial

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Another corruption trial begins today for former Brooklyn Democratic leader and state assemblyman Clarence Norman. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

Over the last 3 years, Norman has been convicted in two corruption trials and acquitted in one. The trial that begins today, however, goes to the ...


New York Archdiocese Announces Reorganization

Saturday, January 20, 2007

A closure and merger plan that will affect dozens of Catholic parishes from Staten Island to Ulster County will not be as extreme as anticipated. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

MOGUL: The Archdiocese of New York will close 11 parishes and three free-standing churches, but that’s ...


Dr. Richard Daines Appointed Health Commissioner

Thursday, January 18, 2007

The president and CEO of a Manhattan hospital has been appointed state Health Commissioner. WNYC's Fred Mogul has more.

Dr. Richard Daines has been head of St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center since 2002, and was previously a senior administrator there and at St. Barnabas Hospital in the ...


Number of Diabetics Appears to be Rising

Thursday, January 18, 2007

The number of diabetics appears to be rising in New York City, mirroring national trends. But new research shows that almost a third of those with the disease don’t realize they have it. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

REPORTER: Traditionally, the Health Department has asked people ...


Terror Conspirator Sentenced Today

Monday, January 08, 2007

A man convicted of conspiring to blow up the Herald Square subway on the eve of the Republican National Convention will be sentenced in Federal Court in Brooklyn today. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

As they did during his trial, attorneys for Shahawar Matin Siraj will ...


State Health Care Foundation Awards First Grants

Saturday, January 06, 2007

After years of legal wrangling, a new health-oriented foundation has made its first grants. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.


NY and NJ Senators Call for 9/11 Health Aid

Friday, January 05, 2007

The four New York and New Jersey senators are calling for almost $2 billion in federal aid for monitoring and health care related to the aftermath of 9/11. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

Senators Clinton, Schumer, Lautenberg and Menendez were joined by Senator Kennedy of Massachusetts ...


Judge Blocks Closure of Medical Center

Thursday, January 04, 2007

A district judge has ordered the state health department not to close Westchester Square Medical Center in the Bronx at least not yet. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

A lawsuit against the state was filed Wednesday on behalf of a senior center and a 64-year-old woman, ...


New Law Prohibits Overcharging Uninsured Patients

Sunday, December 31, 2006

A new state law set to take effect on January 1st will prohibit hospitals from overcharging the uninsured. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

REPORTER: One study found hospitals across the state charge the uninsured 2.3 times more for the same procedures than people with insurance, including ...


James Brown Public Viewing

Wednesday, December 27, 2006

James Brown will lie in repose in Harlem’s Apollo Theater before returning to his native Georgia for burial. WNYC's Fred Mogul has more.

The Godfather of Soul was planning to usher in 2007 with a New Years Eve show at B.B. King’s Blues Bar in Times ...


New AIDS Numbers for New York

Thursday, December 21, 2006

The city has been trying to dramatically reduce the number of people dying of AIDS by 2008, but so far, it's far behind its goal. The new figures come as the city's Health Department asked the state to ease restrictions on testing for HIV. WNYC’s ...


Verdict Hands Partial Victory to Diallo Protestors

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Demonstrators jailed in 1999 after protesting the Amadou Diallo police shooting got a partial victory in court yesterday. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

At issue was whether police had a systematic policy to lock up demonstrators. For misdemeanor arrests, the NYPD typically issues “desk appearance tickets.” ...