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Jessica Gould

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To Bond or Not To Bond? Cuomo's Budget Asks the Question

Monday, January 20, 2014

Budget analysts are asking why Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to pay to overhaul New York’s classrooms by issuing $2 billion in debt while also cutting taxes by the same amount.

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Can NYS Afford $2 Billion in Tax Cuts?

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to cut more than $2 billion in taxes for New Yorkers.

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Expanding Medicaid, But Limited Care Options

Friday, January 03, 2014

As millions of people get healthcare coverage through the Medicaid expansion, will there be enough doctors to go around? WNYC reporters Jessica Gould and Fred Mogul discuss this change through the Affordable Care Act, as well as the news today (reported in Science) that when Medicaid expanded in Oregon, emergency room use went up -- not down.

Doctors: do you accept Medicare/Medicaid? Why or why not? And patients: are you finding doctors that do accept Medicare/Medicaid? Call in and tell us at 212-433-9692, or leave your comment below. 

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Staffers Say Goodbye To Mayor Bloomberg

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Scores of staffers lined the steps of City Hall to say goodbye to Mayor Michael Bloomberg tonight.

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Dead Man Voting: Report Finds Fraud Potential at NYC Board of Election

Monday, December 30, 2013

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A six-month investigation has uncovered nepotism, lax protection against voter fraud, and instances of political influence at the city's Board of Elections.

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Medicaid Expanding in New Jersey, But Who Will Have Access?

Monday, December 30, 2013

New Jersey has the lowest percentage of doctors who take Medicaid patients, and researchers say the state needs at least 1,000 more primary care doctors to meet the needs of new patients.

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Abner Louima Police Brutality Prosecutor to be de Blasio's Corporation Counsel

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Zachary Carter was the first African American to serve as U.S Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, de Blasio said, where he cracked down on the mafia, gangs and human trafficking.

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A Last-Minute Push for Health Care in New Jersey

Monday, December 23, 2013

Today is the deadline for people to enroll in health care coverage that begins Jan. 1.

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Gladys Carrión to Lead Administration for Chidren's Services

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has chosen Gladys Carrión, a state official known for her juvenile justice reform efforts, to lead the city's Administration for Children's Services.

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With Insurance Company Approval, New Jerseyans Can Extend Canceled Health Plans

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

New Jersey residents will be able to extend canceled health plans for another year under the Affordable Care Act, as long as their insurance companies agree.

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Insurance Canceled in NJ? We Found a Workaround

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Earlier this week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York was unlikely to implement the “fix” President Obama proposed for his troubled Affordable Care Act legislation. In New Jersey, there hasn't been any official statement yet about what will happen to the thousands of policyholders who've received letters saying their insurance will be canceled in January. But there is an option. It's called early renewal.

 

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Mayoral Transition Tent 'Occupies' Familiar Ground

Monday, November 18, 2013

Two years ago, Occupy Wall Street activists were arrested for trying to take over a parcel of land in downtown Manhattan. Now, the same lot is home to Talking Transition, two weeks of events designed to give everyday New Yorkers insight and input into the next administration.

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The de Blasio Budget: A Tale of Two Pies

Monday, November 18, 2013

Put on Mayor-Elect Billl de Blasio's to do list: negotiating new contracts for almost 300,000 workers, who say they're owed as much as $7 billion in back pay from a roughly $70 billion budget.

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Westchester Race More About Abortion, Guns Than Roads

Friday, November 01, 2013

The County Executive is Westchester's top job, with responsibilities that range from writing the budget to overseeing some road and bridge repairs. But this year's race sounds more like a battle for Congress or even the White House.

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In Nassau County, It's Mangano v. Suozzi — Again

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Tom Suozzi was the first Democrat to win Nassau County's top job in decades. Then four years ago, Republican Ed Mangano unseated him in a close election. Now Suozzi is trying to get his old job back.

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Brooklyn DA Race Nears Bitter End

Monday, October 28, 2013

The race for Brooklyn District Attorney seemed like a done deal when former federal prosecutor Kenneth Thompson beat out incumbent Charles "Joe" Hynes in the Democratic primary last month. Then Hynes decided to run on the Republican Party line. Now the race that looked like it was over is heating up.

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A Year After Sandy, Is PATH Ready for Future Storms?

Monday, October 28, 2013

Sandy caused $300 million in damage to the PATH system, snarling the commutes of tens of thousands of riders. A year later, the Port Authority says PATH is prepared. But is it?

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New World Trade Center PATH Pedestrian Tunnel Opens This Week

Monday, October 21, 2013

The Port Authority will open a new pedestrian pathway linking Brookfield Place, formerly known as the World Financial Center, and the World Trade Center Path on Thursday.

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Adolfo Carrión Jr.'s Independent Streak

Monday, October 21, 2013

Adolfo Carrión Jr. was once a rising star in the Democratic Party. But after switching to the Independence Party to run for mayor, he's barely registering in the polls.

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Port Authority To Review Fort Lee Lane Closures

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

The head of the Port Authority says he'll get to the bottom of local lane closures that snarled traffic in Fort Lee.

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