The 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. On each program, 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. 

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(Airs 10/2/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Teachers say they hope the Governor’s will fix problems with the controversial Common Core learning standards, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on same day voter registration, and a heartwarming story of a woman’s four decade search for a nurse who cared for her.

(Airs 9/25 & 9/26/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo promotes his economic development plans and fends off questions about the Buffalo Billions initiative, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Pope’s visit this week to the U.S. and New York, and a new study shows people exited New York in droves in 2013, but why?

(Airs 9/18/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo will push for all workers to get a 15 dollar minimum wage, a new poll shows Pope Francis enjoying high favorability as he prepares to visit New York next week, and Senator Schumer says a new tariff could negatively impact the business.

(Airs 9/11/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: We take a look at the secrecy surrounding a major campaign contribution loophole in New York, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on presidential politics as Governor Cuomo appears with Vice President Joe Biden for the second time this summer, and Lake Champlain is quickly becoming a highway for transmission lines to bring renewable energy to metropolitan areas of the Northeast.

(Airs 9/4/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the state’s education commissioner says she’s open to granting teacher evaluation waivers for an extra year, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on protesters in Chenango County pushing for secession, and the state horse racing industry gathers to discuss the retirement of thoroughbreds.

(Airs 8/30 & 8/31/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: The state’s new education commissioner is getting some back lash over plans to quell the testing opt out movement, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the new commissioner, and we’ll take you to a protest in the Finger Lakes region over a coal burning power plant.

(Airs 8/21/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: State Assembly Speaker Heastie has been touring upstate New York, The battle to raise the wage in New York continues, and Senator Charles Schumer wants returning veterans to fill open border agent positions.

(8/14/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A New York Times story finds widespread retribution against inmates at Clinton Correction facility during the search for two escapees, our Political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts those allegations, and dozens come to Albany to protest the proposed Constitutional Pipeline.

  (Airs 8/7/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: The special election to replace the State Senate’s second-most powerful Republican could tip the balance of power, our political observer Alan Chartock speculates on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s possible future as a Vice Presidential candidate, and we’ll have state reaction to President Obama’s climate plan.

(Airs 7/31/15) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: two more state lawmakers have been ousted by corruption convictions, what does this mean for ethics reform efforts? Our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on current infrastructure projects, and we'll take a look at the continued fallout from the prison escape that captivated the region.

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