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
10:44 am
Fri August 15, 2014

The Legislative Gazette #1433

(Airs 8/15/14) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and Politics. On this week’s Gazette: Government reform groups are split- over whether NYers should vote an amendment on the November ballot to change the way legislative district lines are drawn, NYPIRGs Blair Horner on a judge ruling against the Cuomo Administrations challenge of possible primary opponent Zephyr Teachout’s residency, and we’ll take a look at a new poll showing the governor in a plum position heading into the fall elections.

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Legislative Gazette
10:00 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

The Legislative Gazette #1432

(Airs 8/8/14) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and Politics. On this week’s Gazette:  Governor Andrew Cuomo is tapping his campaign war chest to pay for a criminal defense lawyer after U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said his office is looking into possible obstruction of justice or witness tampering in the activities of the Moreland Commission. Our political observer Alan Chartock weighs in on how these developments might affect November’s election. And, we’ll take a look at a unique new state law enforcement training program.

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Legislative Gazette
11:00 am
Fri August 1, 2014

The Legislative Gazette #1431

(Airs 8/1/14) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: The U.S. Attorney from Manhattan sends a warning letter to the Cuomo Administration about a possible investigation of obstruction of justice or witness tampering in the activities of the Moreland commission on public corruption, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the letter from Preet Bharara, and we’ll take a look at the environmental impacts of women’s health.

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Legislative Gazette
10:37 am
Fri July 25, 2014

The Legislative Gazette #1430

(Airs 7/25/14) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A New York Times story alleges Governor Cuomo's top staff repeatedly interfered in an ethics commission investigation, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Times' story, and reaction from Cuomo's primary opponent Zephyr Teachout, and Clinton County becomes the 13th in the state to pass a fracking waste ban.

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Legislative Gazette
10:30 am
Fri July 18, 2014

The Legislative Gazette #1429

(Airs 7/18/14) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Controversy over whether the cost of the Tappan Zee Bridge construction will result in future toll hikes on the state thruway, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on his conversation with Democratic Senator Gianaris and whether the Democratic  Majority in the senate will stay in tact, and a comptroller's audit is very critical of the Olympic Regional Development Authority.

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Legislative Gazette
11:18 am
Fri July 11, 2014

The Legislative Gazette #1428

(Airs 7/11/14) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: questions are being raised about the low profile of Governor Cuomo’s Lt. Governor Nominee, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on his conversation with the Green Party Candidate for Governor Howie Hawkins, and a coalition of business and labor groups is traveling across New York calling for mandate reform.

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Legislative Gazette
8:00 pm
Fri July 4, 2014

The Legislative Gazette #1427

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: there could be an election battle for control of the state senate, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a court of appeals decision on hydraulic fracturing and local control, and New York’s Senior Senator wants to build a museum at a famous prison in Westchester County.

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Legislative Gazette
11:49 am
Fri June 27, 2014

The Legislative Gazette #1426

(Airs 6/27) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A new deal could mean a Democratic majority in the state senate, our Political Observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the agreement, and we’ll head to NY’s 21st congressional district to see who won this week’s primary contest.

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Legislative Gazette
11:21 am
Fri June 20, 2014

The Legislative Gazette #1425

(Airs 6/20/14) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo and the Legislature agree to allow limited use of medical marijuana, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on that and a deal on teacher evaluations, and we’ll take you to the Mohawk valley where officials are excited about a new casino proposal.

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Legislative Gazette
9:29 am
Fri June 13, 2014

The Legislative Gazette #1424

(Airs: 6/13/14) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: As the legislative session winds down, we take a look at whether any major issues can be accomplished in the remaining days, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on his conversation with the new president of NYSUT, and CSX railroad wants information about oil and train routes kept secret.

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