Legislative Gazette

Fridays, 10pm - 10:30pm

You can find the region's most in-depth look at New York State politics and government each week on The Legislative Gazette. Hosted by David Guistina, the program features regular commentary by syndicated columnist and political scientist Dr. Alan Chartock. Each week on The Legislative Gazette, the award-winning WAMC News Team combines forces to bring you a wrap-up of the week's political news, the goings on in and around the legislature, and the stories that will keep you well-informed and in the know. 

Whether it's the death penalty, the speed limit, or the budget, tune to WAMC's Legislative Gazette for the best in New York State political coverage, Fridays at 10pm on WAMC/Northeast Public Radio, repeated Saturdays at 5:30am. Elsewhere in New York State, check local listings for time and station. 

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Legislative Gazette
3:00 am
Mon April 23, 2012

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(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.

Legislative Gazette
5:00 am
Thu April 19, 2012

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(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. 

Legislative Gazette
4:00 am
Mon April 9, 2012

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(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.   

Legislative Gazette
12:00 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

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(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.

Legislative Gazette
12:21 pm
Mon February 13, 2012

The Legislative Gazette #1206

Albany, NY – (Airs: No air - fund drive) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the state comptroller warns the governor's budget includes some proposals that give him too much power, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the possible release of hydrofracking permits within months, and we'll report on how a racially insensitive incident at a state university brought the campus together.

Legislative Gazette
12:13 pm
Sun February 5, 2012

The Legislative Gazette #1205

Albany, NY – (Airs 2/03 & 2/04) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Assembly Speaker Silver continues his push for an increase in the state's minimum wage, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the speaker's new bill, and an environmental advocacy group says drinking water could be at risk from an accident at the Indian point nuclear plant.

Legislative Gazette
1:29 pm
Fri January 27, 2012

The Legislative Gazette #1204

Albany, NY – (Airs 1/27 & 1/28) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the state legislature's proposed new district lines have been released, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on that and the possibility of a pay raise for legislators, and we'll have reaction to the President's State of the Union Address.

Legislative Gazette
11:54 am
Mon January 23, 2012

The Legislative Gazette #1203

Albany, NY – (Airs 1/20 & 1/21) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: The Governor asks the legislature to make changes that promise to shake up business at the capitol, we'll have reaction from lawmakers on the Governor's budget proposal, and our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the announced retirement of Congressman Maurice Hinchey.

Legislative Gazette
1:58 pm
Mon January 16, 2012

The Legislative Gazette #1202

Albany, NY – (Airs 1/13 & 1/14) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: things get a little heated at a legislative task force meeting on redistricting, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the latest redistricting fight, and SUNY Chancellor Zympher outlines her agenda for 2012.

Legislative Gazette
7:27 am
Mon January 9, 2012

The Legislative Gazette #1201

Albany, NY – (Airs 1/06 & 1/07) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo delivers his state of the state message, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts about the speech, and we'll have reaction from lawmakers in New York's North Country.

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