Fred Mogul

Healthcare and Medicine Reporter, WNYC News

Fred Mogul appears in the following:

Medicaid Panel Gears Up For Final, Heated Hearing

Monday, March 02, 2020

A panel charged by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to close a $2.5 billion Medicaid budget gap will hold its final public forum today in Manhattan. 


Cuomo to Meet Trump over Clashing on DMV Data

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Federal authorities want access to New York's DMV information. Cuomo first said no go, and now he's saying no problem -- but only for certain individuals.


NY Attorney General Challenges Takeover of Indian Point

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

The AG is joining a chorus of doubters about Holtec International, a New Jersey company that has been acquiring soon-to-shutter nuclear power plants in order to dismantle them.


Cuomo's New Cannabis Bill Protects Minority Communities, Adds Harsher Punishments

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Cuomo's newly appointed 'Cannabis Czar' tells WNYC the new bill equalizes marijuana-related infractions to those for alcohol and prioritizes investment in minority communities.


Gov. Cuomo's 2020 Budget and the City

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Analysis of Gov. Cuomo's budget proposals

Gov. Cuomo Plans to Cut Medicaid to Close the $6 Billion Budget Gap

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Cuomo made tackling the deficit one of the top goals for the next fiscal year.


Cuomo On How To Close New York's Budget Gap: Appoint A Panel

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo outlined his $178 billion budget for next year, calling on a special new panel to do much of the heavy lifting in closing the state's looming budget gap.


Is The Company Poised To Dismantle Indian Point Radioactive?

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

New York is joining other states concerned about the company poised to take over and dismantle a nuclear power plant in Westchester County.


This Week in Politics: Albany's 2020 Session Takes Shape

Saturday, January 11, 2020

A budget shortfall and a renewed push to legalize recreational marijuana set the parameters.

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The State of New York State: Legalizing Weed, Green New Deal, Bail Reform

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Governor Andrew Cuomo delivers his priorities for 2020 in his annual State of the State address.

Victims Of Jersey City Shootings Remembered

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Services have begun for victims of the shootings at a Jersey City kosher grocery. They were members of a tightly knit Orthodox Jewish community that had recently put down roots in Jersey City.


Council Member Wants to take Second Stab at Staten Island Secession

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

A city council member from Staten Island wants to jump-start efforts from a generation ago to secede from New York City. 


Offshore Wind May Help The Planet — But Will It Hurt Whales?

Thursday, December 05, 2019

New York has awarded two contracts for large offshore wind farms, with more anticipated. Researchers are surveying whales in the area to craft strategies to mitigate dangers to them and their habitat.


The Future of Fusion Voting

Monday, November 25, 2019

"Fusion voting" gives candidates the chance to run on multiple party lines. WNYC politics reporter Fred Mogul explains how this might change, and the effect it has on minor parties. 

Can Whales Be Protected From NY's Colossal Offshore Wind Farms?

Friday, November 22, 2019

Researchers try to reduce risks to whales — right whales, fin whales, humpbacks, and other marine life — as a forest of wind turbines grows from the ocean floor.

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New York Takes Another Step Toward Building the Largest Offshore Wind Farm in the Country

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Phase One of the plan calls for building dozens of 800-foot-tall windmills far out in federal waters.

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No Dogs on Chopper Tours, Senators Plead

Sunday, September 08, 2019

Chuck Schumer and Robert Menendez have been asking the FAA to ban open-door photo shoots on sight-seeing helicopter tours. Now they want operators to stop bringing dogs on board, too.

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‘Like a Pit Boss at a Casino’ — Manual Recount For Queens DA Gets Underway

Monday, July 15, 2019

Election workers will be scrutinizing thousands of ballots in Queens. Watching very closely: volunteers representing the rival candidates for district attorney and election lawyers.

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Marijuana, Surrogacy and More: What to Expect From Albany in the Final Days of Session

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

It's down to the wire in the state house. WNYC state government and politics reporter Fred Mogul gives an update on what to expect from the legislator in the next couple of days. 

This Week in Politics: Cajole, Criticize, Compromise

Saturday, June 08, 2019

As New York's legislative session winds down, WNYC's Fred Mogul analyzes Governor Cuomo's late game tactics.

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