Andrew Coen is a Northeast Regional Reporter for The Bond Buyer. His major coverage has included New Jersey’s pension funding challenges, Atlantic City’s credit crisis and ambitious capital projects being undertaken by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. He also hosts Bond Buyer podcasts and videos.Previously, Coen was an associate digital editor in SourceMedia’s Investment Advisory Group comprised of Financial Planning, On Wall Street, Bank Investment Consultant and Money Management Executive. He was also reporter for Municipal Finance Today.Prior to arriving at SourceMedia in July 2013, Coen worked at AOL as an editor covering local news for Wantagh-Seaford Patch on Long Island. He also had reporting stints with Crain’s InvestmentNews, Institutional Investor News and Herald Community Newspapers.A Rhode Island native, Coen graduated from Hofstra University on Long Island in 2002 with a B.A. in Print Journalism and minor in History. He was also active in the university’s award-winning radio station, WRHU.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration is targeting a plan that would save more than $100 million in annual public-worker benefits as the next focus of trying to steer state finances toward better health.