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. 

(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.

(Airs: 11/09/12 & 11/10/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: After the elections, which party controls the state senate hangs in limbo, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on that and Governor Cuomo says damage from Superstorm Sandy will cost NY 33 billion dollars.

(Airs: 11/02/12 & 11/03/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:After Hurricane Sandy devastates New York City and Governor Cuomo says the state needs to address long term weather concerns, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the politics of storms, and those in areas not affected by Sandy step up to help.

(Airs: 10/26/12 & 10/27/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: when it come to the property tax cap, Governor Cuomo tells local governments to deal with it, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on challenges facing the Governor in the coming session, and we’ll take a look at a school readiness program in the Southern Tier that’s seeing results.

(Airs: 10/19/12 & 10/20/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: those who support Hydraulic Fracturing for natural gas march to the capitol, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on that, and we’ll take  you to Buffalo where teachers are going back to summer school.

(Airs: 10/12/12 & 10/13/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo makes a rare endorsement in a State Senate race, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on potential threats to public broadcasting, and Senator Schumer unveils legislation to crackdown on scrap metal thefts.

(Airs: 10/6) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:two developments could delay the start of hydrofracking in New York, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts about that news, and Senator Schumer warns that milk prices could double if the Farm Bill isn’t renewed.

(Airs: 9/28/12 & 9/29/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:.the state’s comptroller says he’ll an early warning system will be put in place for financially troubled municipalities, our political observer Alan Chartock shareshis thoughts on the primary results in the 43rd senate district, and the Governor and his staff take a trip to the Adirondacks.

(Airs: 9/21/12 & 9/22/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:Secrecy rules cause some unanticipated problems for a state ethics board investigation, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts about,and school districts across the state strive to meet new teacher evaluation requirements.

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(Airs: 9/14/12 & 9/15/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:aour political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the Joint Commission on Public Ethics, and we’ll look at what’s happening to nursing homes around the state.

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