Dan McCue

Dan McCue

Dan McCue is the Editor of The Well News. In nearly three decades in journalism, he has been the managing editor for a chain of 18 weekly newspapers, the Southeast regional editor for the Courthouse News Service, and was county government and environmental reporter at the Stuart News in Stuart, Florida.

Dan began his career in media as an editorial staff assistant at The New Yorker magazine. Since then, and in addition to the work mentioned above, his work has been published in a number of other publications including Renewable Energy Magazine, the Charleston Regional Business Journal, Newsday, the Riverdale Press, Hartford Courant, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Miami Herald, World Trade Magazine, The Music Paper, Spin and Guitar for the Practicing Musician.


Over the course of Dan’s career, he’s written about federal, state and local government, economic development, international trade, NASA and the aerospace industry, the environment and climate change, particularly the health and well-being of Florida’s Everglades and estuary system, energy, the entertainment industry, and even thoroughbred horse racing.


He also hosted his own public affairs cable television program, “Insight Nassau,” was a regular panelist on News 12 Long Island’s “Reporter’s Roundtable” program and made frequent guest appearances on WGBB radio on Long Island, speaking on government, politics and business.


In June 2022, he was recognized by the Washington, D.C., Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists as a finalist in the beat reporting category of its Dateline Awards for journalism excellence for his coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Recent Work

March 6, 2019
by Dan McCue
Bloomberg Opts Out of 2020 Presidential Race

Former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will not be entering the already sizable field of Democratic candidates hoping... Read More

Former New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg will not be entering the already sizable field of Democratic candidates hoping to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020. Bloomberg, who joined the Democratic party last year in anticipation of making a run for the White House, said... Read More

March 4, 2019
by Dan McCue
Supreme Court Weighs Into Copyright Issues Involving Tech, New Media

The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a third-party software maintenance provider in its quest to recoup the nearly $13... Read More

The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a third-party software maintenance provider in its quest to recoup the nearly $13 million it paid to Oracle Corp. to cover the litigation costs of a copyright dispute. Writing for a unanimous court, Justice Brett Kavanaugh held the winning... Read More

March 4, 2019
by Dan McCue
Hickenlooper Opens White House Bid Casting Himself as Bipartisan Uniter

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday announced he is running for president in 2020, positioning himself as the candidate... Read More

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday announced he is running for president in 2020, positioning himself as the candidate who has proven he can bridge partisan divides to accomplish progressive goals. "I'm running for president because we need dreamers in Washington, but we also need... Read More

March 2, 2019
by Dan McCue
Washington Gov. Inslee Places Climate Change Front and Center in Presidential Bid

Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced Friday that he will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, and do so by making... Read More

Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced Friday that he will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, and do so by making climate change his central issue. "I'm running for president because I am the only candidate who will make defeating climate change our nation's number one priority,"... Read More

March 2, 2019
by Dan McCue
US Consumer Spending in December Threatens Continued Slowing of Economy

U.S. consumer spending tumbled 0.5 percent in December, the Commerce Department reported Friday. The slide, the biggest decline in nine... Read More

U.S. consumer spending tumbled 0.5 percent in December, the Commerce Department reported Friday. The slide, the biggest decline in nine years, is yet more evidence that the 2018 holiday shopping season was a disappointment for retailers and sellers of bigger ticket items, like automobiles. The sharp... Read More

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November 23, 2022
by Dan McCue
Senate Panel to Hold Hearing on Taylor Swift Ticket Fiasco

WASHINGTON — When you’re Taylor Swift, things get noticed — even in the halls of Congress. Just days after the... Read More

WASHINGTON — When you’re Taylor Swift, things get noticed — even in the halls of Congress. Just days after the reigning pop superstar scored six wins at the 2022 American Music Awards, the Senate subcommittee that handles antitrust and consumer... Read More

November 23, 2022
by Dan McCue
White House Offers Up Thanksgiving ‘Talking Points’ to Get Through Thursday’s Dinner

WASHINGTON — Elon Musk may have invited former President Donald Trump back to Twitter, but it’s the Biden administration that... Read More

WASHINGTON — Elon Musk may have invited former President Donald Trump back to Twitter, but it’s the Biden administration that is taking full advantage of the social media platform for some pre-holiday messaging. In a Tweet posted shortly after 9... Read More

November 22, 2022
by Tom Ramstack
Attorneys General Push Back Against Senators Who Protect Fossil Fuel Industry

WASHINGTON — A blame game like the one that marked the COP27 international climate change conference continued this week in... Read More

WASHINGTON — A blame game like the one that marked the COP27 international climate change conference continued this week in Washington between Democratic attorneys general and Senate Republicans. Attorneys general from 16 states and the District of Columbia fought back... Read More

November 22, 2022
by Dan McCue
Administration Extends Student Loan Payment Pause Through June

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Tuesday afternoon extended its pause of federal student loan repayments to June 30, 2023,... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration on Tuesday afternoon extended its pause of federal student loan repayments to June 30, 2023, saying the move was necessary to give the U.S. Supreme Court time to rule in a case challenging the program.... Read More

November 22, 2022
by Dan McCue
Supreme Court Says Trump Must Give Tax Returns to Congress

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court gave former President Donald Trump a little less to be thankful for this Thursday, clearing... Read More

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court gave former President Donald Trump a little less to be thankful for this Thursday, clearing the path for the imminent handing over of his tax returns to a congressional committee. As is their custom, the... Read More

November 22, 2022
by Dan McCue
We Can't All Travel Like a President, But 54.6M Said to be Traveling for Thanksgiving Anyway

WASHINGTON — Fifty-four point six million people are predicted to travel 50 miles or more to celebrate Thanksgiving, a 1.5%... Read More

WASHINGTON — Fifty-four point six million people are predicted to travel 50 miles or more to celebrate Thanksgiving, a 1.5% increase over last year, and 98% of pre-pandemic volumes, according to AAA. In fact, this year is projected to be... Read More

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