New York State Government http://wamc.org en The Legislative Gazette #1402 http://wamc.org/post/legislative-gazette-1402 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">(Airs 1/10) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo delivers an election year state of the state address, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the speech, and we’ll also take a look at the annual people’s state of the state address.</p><p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 15:40:30 +0000 David Guistina 81592 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Open Forum – Are Politicians Inherently Bad? : 9/11/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-are-politicians-inherently-bad-91112 <p>From the first days of Watergate, to pay-to-play in the Massachusetts state legislature, to the most recent allegations of sexual harassment and a subsequent secret settlement in New York, politicians just cannot seem to stay out of trouble.</p><p>On today’s edition of Vox Pop, we will try to answer the question of whether those electeds who end up in hot water would’ve found themselves in a similar situation had they not held public office.</p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 19:00:00 +0000 47616 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : New York State Government Transparency with Robert Freeman : 7/24/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-new-york-state-government-transparency-robert-freeman-72412 <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has come under increasing scrutiny for practices that appear to contrast his campaign pledge of historic transparency.</p><p>Last week, <a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/07/cuomo-pin-never-email-me">it was reported</a> that Cuomo does not use email for official correspondence, relying instead on proprietary blackberry pin-to-pin messages, which leave no paper trail.</p> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 19:00:00 +0000 43855 at http://wamc.org