(Airs: 11/23/12 & 11/24/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Advocates for raising the state’s minimum wage rally at the capital, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the politics of raising the minimum wage, and we’ll take you to a new wind farm in north country.
(Airs: 11/25 & 11/26/12) Albany Times Union Editor Rex Smith, and SUNY Professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao, and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld discuss a journalistic controversy in Hudson, NY, Rupert Murdoch on the hunt for more newspapers, what's the value of bylines and owning news, and much more.
Guest host David Guistina is joined by Jimmy Vielkind, who covers New York State government for the Albany Times Union and its Capitol Confidential blog. They discuss the state Senate power struggle, Governor Cuomo’s 2016 plans, and Hurricane Sandy cleanup.
(Airs: 11/18 & 11/19/12) Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld, Daily Gazette Editor Judy Patrick, and Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain discuss reporters relationships with their sources, coverage of Donald Trump, your letters and much more.
(Airs: 11/16/12 & 11/17/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the battle for control of the state senate, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on that, and we’ll talk with Congressman Bill Owens about the issues left to resolve in the lame duck session.
Guest host David Guistina is joined by Bill Mahoney, Legislative Operations and Research Coordinator for the New York Public Interest Research Group. They discuss incumbents’ success in the elections, the future of gerrymandering, and whether the Legislature should become full-time.