David Guistina

Morning Edition Anchor/ Senior Producer

David Guistina is the host of Morning Edition on WAMC.

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(Airs: 5/25/12 & 5/26/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:opposition grows over the Governor’s top end of session priority,our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the end of session, and we’ll takeyou to Buffalo where a first term state legislature crafts a bill to stop industrial development agencies.

(Airs: 5/20/12 & 5/21/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss editorial board meetings, covering religion, your letters and much more.

(Airs: 5/18/12 & 5/19/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:Protesters comes to Albany calling for a ban on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, our political observer will share his thoughts on a new poll that shows new Yorkers are evenly split over the issue of gas drilling, and we’ll take a look at this week’s statewide school budget vote.

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Judy Patrick, managing editor of the Daily Gazette, about NYRA's turmoil and the school budget vote.

(Airs: 5/13/12 & 5/14/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao discuss journalists putting their lives on the line in Mexico, whether newspaper design increases readership, the AP holding the story on an Al Qaeda plot, and much more.

(Airs: 5/11/12 & 5/12/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: President Obama makes his third trip to the capital region, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the politics of the President’s trip,and Governor Cuomo says he’ll make reforming the state’s treatment of the disabled a majorpriority for the end of session.

WAMC's David Guistina talks about President Obama's visit to Albany today with Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times-Union.

(Airs: 5/06/12 & 5/07/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao discuss whether robots can write the news, why there are few copy editors are left, why so many people get no news at all, and much more.

(Airs: 5/04/12 & 5/05/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Republicans and Democrats in the state senate fight over campaign finance reform, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a new education commission, and hundreds of college students call on the governor to ban hydraulic fracturing.

WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Judy Patrick, managing editor of the Daily Gazette.

WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times-Union.

(Airs: 4/29/12 & 4/30/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao discuss Governor Cuomo and the press coverage of a possible 2016 presidential run, your letters and a whole lot more.

(Airs: 4/27/12 & 4/28/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:The state Assembly introduces a bill to permit voluntary publicfinancing of some election campaigns, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the bill, and we’ll have an update on hydraulic fracturing in the state.

WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Judy Patrick, managing editor of the Daily Gazette.

WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times-Union.

(Airs: 3/23/12 & 3/24/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo and lawmakers deliberate behind the scenes on their remaining disagreements over the state budget, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the unions anger over pension reform, and the controversial practice of dredging the Upper Hudson River is now being credited with helping rather than harming the environment.

(Airs: 3/23/12 & 3/24/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:Governor Cuomo and lawmakers deliberate behind the scenes on their remaining disagreements over the state budget, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the unions anger over pension reform, and the controversial practice of dredging the Upper Hudson River is now being credited with helping rather than harming the environment.

(Airs: 4/20/12 & 4/21/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: pro-choice advocates push the governor to help the women’s reproductive health act become law, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on campaign finance reform, and  some National Grid customers are not happy about a warm winter surcharge.

(Airs: 4/22/12 & 4/23/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld, and Times Union Editor Rex Smith discuss Governor Cuomo keeping a dossier on a capitol reporter, an update on the Pulitzer prize awards, your letters and much more.

(Airs: 4/13/12 & 4/14/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: The Governor vetoes half a million dollars in member items, a new Canadian law is expected to benefit business south of the border, and we’ll take a look at some of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s positions on some key economic issues. 

WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Judy Patrick, managing editor of the Daily Gazette.

WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times-Union.

(Airs: 4/15/12 & 4/16/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock,  Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld, and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao discuss whether the controversy on Twitter, your letters about vocal fry, and much more.

WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Judy Patrick, managing editor of the Daily Gazette.

WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times-Union.

(Airs: 4/08/12 & 4/09/12) WAMC's Alan Chartock, Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and Daily Freeman Publisher Ira Fusfeld discuss whether underage drinkers should have their name published in the paper, a letter about “vocal fry”, Mitt Romney missing the ‘presence of editors’ in online news, and much more.

(Airs: 4/06/12 & 4/07/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: while New Yorkers still think highly of the Governor, a new poll show’s their not happy with secret, middle of the night budget dealing, our political observer will share his thoughts on a NY times editorial that says the Governor, while good, has too much power, and elected officials and environmentalists call for stricter supervision of the Indian Point Nuclear facility.   

(Airs: 3/30/12 & 3/31/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: New York has an on time budget for the 2nd year in a row, we'll have reaction from lawmakers, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the spending plan and we'll talk about the budget with Tim Kremer from the NYS School Boards Association.

WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times-Union.

WAMC's David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Judy Patrick, managing editor of the Daily Gazette.

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