Fred Mogul

Healthcare and Medicine Reporter, WNYC News

Fred Mogul appears in the following:

Nixon, Cuomo to Debate Before September Primaries

Monday, May 07, 2018

WABC-TV, WNYC and other media partners invited the gubernatorial candidates. Nixon was the first to accept, via video.


Garden State Demand for Medical Marijuana Is High and Getting Higher, but Supply Lags

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Gov. Phil Murphy is expanding access to medical marijuana, but dispensaries can't keep up with the skyrocketing patient base.

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Cynthia Nixon Promises to Release Income Information by End of Week

Monday, April 30, 2018

Gov. Cuomo released his IRS forms the day they were due, but his challenger, Cynthia Nixon, is still holding onto hers.


Three GOP State Senators to Retire, Increasing Competition in November

Friday, April 27, 2018

Republicans say all three are safe districts, but the open races broadens the playing field for Democrats seeking to flip the Senate.


Cuomo Tries to Avoid 'Doing Nothing' with Legislature

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The governor says the stalemate with Senate Republicans will continue indefinitely — unless the rogue Democrat who sits with the GOP and gives them a one-vote majority switches sides.


In Tuesday's Special Election, All Eyes on Westchester

Monday, April 23, 2018

Tuesday will see special elections to fill 11 open legislative seats — but all eyes are on the 37th Senate District, which could alter the balance of power in state government.

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Latest Feud Between Mayor and Governor? Juvenile Justice

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

By October, 16- and 17-year-olds are no longer supposed to be on Riker's Island. The city says Albany isn't helping it build out alternative facilities. The governor fires back.


'Independent' No More, But IDC Still Fundraising

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

The breakaway faction left the Republican coalition it had supported since 2011, but it's hosting a fundraiser to build a war chest to fight off primary challengers.

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Across Upstate, Curiosity and Skepticism Await Cynthia Nixon

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Governor Cuomo still has wide support among Democrats, but it’s softer upstate than in New York City. Nixon will try to build on support from the Bernie wing of the party.  

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Budget Crunchtime in Albany

Monday, March 26, 2018

Karen DeWitt, Capitol bureau chief for New York State Public Radio and Fred Mogul, WNYC Albany reporter, discuss the latest developments from the budget negotiations in Albany.


This Week in Politics: Plenty to Sort Out as NY Budget Deadline Looms

Saturday, March 24, 2018

With only a few horse-trading days left before New York's 'Fiscal New Year,' Governor Cuomo and the legislative leaders have a lot of work to do.


Actor Cynthia Nixon Challenges Cuomo for Governor

Monday, March 19, 2018

The 'Sex and the City' co-star says she's running to combat income inequality and fix the subways.

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Cuomo's Cuts Hit 'Close to Home'

Thursday, March 15, 2018

The "Close to Home" program puts juvenile delinquents in local group homes instead of upstate prisons. The Cuomo administration says the state should no longer fund it with the city.

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Cuomo Kicks Off Endorsement Parade with Healthcare Workers

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

It's no surprise the governor begins his reelection bid with an SEIU-1199 rally. It's the state's biggest union. It also receives a large slice of the state budget via Medicaid.


How We Judge Prosecutors

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Thousands descended on Albany for the annual Black and Latino Legislators weekend, and criminal-justice reform was at the top of the agenda.


Arrest of 'Star Witness' Throws Political Corruption Case into Disarray

Friday, February 09, 2018

Todd Howe testified against one of Gov. Cuomo's former top aides. Then he admitted to committing credit card fraud.


State Lawmakers Grill De Blasio on Fiscal Management

Monday, February 05, 2018

The mayor made his annual pilgrimage to Albany to ask for financial support from legislators, as they put together the state budget.

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Patients, Hospitals Breathe Easy, as Congress Restores CHIP Funding

Monday, January 22, 2018

Other federal cuts and revenue shortfalls loom, but coverage is assured for the next six years for almost a half-million children in New York and New Jersey.


Breaking Down Gov. Cuomo's Budget Proposal

Thursday, January 18, 2018

We break down Governor Cuomo's state budget plan with Karen DeWitt, capitol bureau chief for New York State Public Radio, and Fred Mogul, WNYC Albany reporter.


Cuomo Seeks to Defund High-Profile Juvenile Justice Program

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The Cuomo administration says it believes in the five-year-old Close to Home program, but it’s time for the city to support local youth incarceration without help from Albany.