Dan Katz

WSHU Morning Edition producer

Dan began his career in public radio at WUFT-FM in Gainesville while attending the University of Florida . As host and producer of the Front Page Edition of All Things Considered, he interviewed several key political figures as well as some controversial personalities. He has also been recognized by the Florida Associated Press for his feature reporting.

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New Haven Line infrastructure
10:07 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Conn. DOT: $3 billion in upgrades needed for Metro-North to go faster

Commuters stand in the doorway of a Stamford bound train at Grand Central Terminal (File Photo)
Credit AP Photo/John Minchillo

Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker says it would cost at least $3 billion to upgrade infrastructure needed before trains on Metro-North railroad can go faster.  Politicians and business leaders argue the investment would help the state's economy and ease traffic woes.

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Students allege discrimination
9:52 am
Tue October 22, 2013

7 women file complaint against UConn over sexual assaults

Attorney Gloria Allred, right, hugs University of Connecticut student Rose Richi, left, at a news conference in Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, in Hartford, Conn.
Credit (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Seven women who say they were victims of sexual assaults while students at the University of Connecticut have filed a federal discrimination complaint against the school.

Attorney Gloria Allred says Monday's complaint to the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights alleges the school failed to do enough in response to the women's allegations.

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Privacy vs. Right to Know
10:24 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Hearing on victim privacy showcases debate over the release of crime scene evidence

A Connecticut task force reviewing ways to balance victims' privacy with the state's open records law held its third public hearing in Hartford on Wednesday.

Representatives of the Media urged the task force not to clamp down on information related to crime scenes, saying the public has a right to know what happened and how police handle incidents.

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Community Banking
10:49 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Report: Community banks 'overburdened' by regulations

Percentage of Deposits in Community Bank Branches- June 30th, 2012
Credit Conference of State Bank Supervisors

Community banks were the subject of a report released on Monday by the Connecticut Department of Banking, along with the Federal Reserve System and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors.

You can access the report by clicking here.

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9/11 Memorial
9:53 am
Wed September 11, 2013

Conn. marks 12 years since 9/11 at Sherwood Island memorial

A group of roses lay on a memorial at Sherwood Island State Park (File photo)
Credit AP Photo/Jessica Hill

Connecticut officials and family members of those killed in the September 11th terrorists attacks gathered at the site of the state's 9/11 memorial in Sherwood Island State Park in Westport on Tuesday evening.

Newscaster: WSHU's Dan Katz

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