Fred Mogul

Healthcare and Medicine Reporter, WNYC News

Fred Mogul has been covering healthcare and medicine for WNYC since 2002. 

His beat has him talking to patients, healthcare providers, researchers and officials in hospitals, clinics, health agencies and labs across the region. Through a fellowship with NPR and Kaiser Health News, his stories frequently run nation-wide. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, Time magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer and many other outlets. 

His first work in radio was at WFCR in western Massachusetts during college, and he then worked as a staff reporter and free-lance writer for newspapers, magazines, and wire services. He also produced historical, public affairs and health documentaries and shows for public and cable television, before circling back to public radio at WHYY and WRTI in Philadelphia. Raised in Westchester County, he has also lived in Israel, Hong Kong, Washington, D.C., Kansas and Nebraska. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, daughter, son and dog.

Fred Mogul appears in the following:

Two Days Left, and Still No Vote on Who Will Control NYC Schools

Monday, June 19, 2017

Mayor de Blasio's control over city schools will expire June 30 unless Albany lawmakers vote to extend it. 

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Another Try to Update New York's Child Sex Abuse Statutes

Thursday, June 15, 2017

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Time is running out for advocates to extend the statute of limitations on sex abuse cases.

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State Senate GOP Pushes a 'Buffet' of Bills to Extend City's Mayoral Control of Schools

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Over Democratic opposition, Senate Republicans passed three overlapping bills to bring with them into final negotiations with Governor Cuomo and the Assembly.

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Albany Report: Lulus and Late-Session Scrambling

Friday, June 02, 2017

As the Assembly and Senate work on pending legislation before the end of the session, there's a renewed push to reunite the Democratic Party in the Senate. 

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This Staten Island Woman Isn't Worried about Trumpcare

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

She's a Trump supporter, and she hasn't been fretting about 'repeal and replace.' But with a unique-to-New-York Obamacare plan that's essentially free, should she be?

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Cuomo Calls for Albany Ethics Reform — But Downplays 'Lulus'

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Are eight state senators' recently disclosed stipends a problem? Maybe, maybe not. Gov. Cuomo prefers to discuss a familiar ethical conflict he's been trying to change for years.

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Four Ways Trumpcare Could Affect NY (And Two it Could Affect NJ)

Thursday, May 04, 2017

The narrowly approved GOP bill faces hurdles in the Senate, but if something like it becomes federal law, the impact on rich and poor locally would be massive.

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Schools Chancellor Pushes for Mayor Control, No Strings Attached

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña came to the Capitol to make the case for continuing mayoral control.

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May Day! NY Constitutional Convention Under Attack from Within

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

An annual celebration of labor rights is also a call to arms against updating the state constitution.

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New Kosciuszko Bridge Opens with Pomp, Circumstance and Inconsistent Pronunciation

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The heavily-trafficked six-lane bridge on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway is being retired and replaced by TWO six-laners — one this week and another by 2020.

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Albany Lawmakers Won’t Budge on Delayed Budget

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Partisan gridlock in Albany is holding up an already delayed New York State budget for this fiscal year.

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Still No Budget for N.Y. State

Monday, April 03, 2017

The State has passed an emergency extender until the end of May.

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Last Year's Budget Extended as Cuomo, Lawmakers Continue Haggling

Monday, April 03, 2017

Just like the initial deadline, Cuomo's 48-hour "grace period" came and went without a budget resolution. So last year's budget remains in force. 

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Deadline Receding, State Budget Impasse Continues

Sunday, April 02, 2017

There had been talk that passing the budget on the first day of the new fiscal year would count as 'more or less on-time,' but April 1st came and went without any budget bills.

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Deadline Passes without State Budget

Saturday, April 01, 2017

After six straight years of more-or-less on-time budgets, Governor Cuomo couldn't close the deal.

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Cuomo, Legislators Closing in on "Youth Court" Alternative for Some Teens

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Governor Cuomo, the Senate and Assembly have been going back and forth on "Raise the Age" for weeks, but now it's crunch time for the budget, and this issue is a top priority.

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Cuomo Sunny on Budget. GOP, Not so Much.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Cuomo says in closed-door budget negotiations that the big sticking points have largely been solved. GOP leaders say substantive differences persist.

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Health Care Deal Might Create A $2.3 Billion Budget Problem For New York

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The amendment is meant to win the support of upstate Republicans, but it's being greeted with howls of opposition across the state — and a snide reference to the 'Medicaid fairy.'

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Advocates to Cuomo: Prioritize Ethics Reform

Monday, March 20, 2017

The governor in January said increasing campaign donation disclosures was at the top of his to-do list. If so, he's been pretty quiet about it since then.

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In Albany, 'Budget Priorites' Other Than Spending

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

As the final phase of the annual budget maneuvers begin, Gov. Cuomo is focused on many moving parts that have little to do with money.

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