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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The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Government reform groups raise alarm over the Governor’s Moreland Act Commission, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts the latest news on the commission and we’ll remember the state’s fallen firefighters.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo appoints a new tax cutting commission, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the Governor’s appointments, and we’ll have reaction to the federal government shutdown and its impact on New York

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: The Governor’s commission to probe corruption holds a second hearing, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts the commission’s work, and a new safety campaign is launched to stop texting and driving.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: a public corruption commission holds it's first series of hearings, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the NYC Mayoral race, and we'll tell you abut a question that's to appear before New Yorkers this fall on the statewide ballot.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: a roundup of some of the major primary results across the state, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on what’s next in the NYC Mayoral race, and we’ll pause to remember the 9/11 terror attacks.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the governor travels upstate to deliver flood relief, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a familiar voice and face back at NYPIRG, and an upstate pro-business group says regions of the state north of Westchester need special attention.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A new report finds a lost decade for New Yorkers, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts Governor Cuomo and upstate politics, and we mark the 50th anniversary of the march on Washington and its impact today.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: President Obama comes to upstate New York, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on that and we’ll take a look at the coming implementation of the Affordable Care Act in New York.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the Governor rebounds and other politicians make New Yorker’s ashamed in a new poll, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the state of hydro-fracking in the state, and we’ll check the latest report card rating the state’s hospitals.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: we’ll take a look at this week’s anniversary of a moratorium on whether to allow hydrofracking in the state, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the NYC mayoral campaign, and the Governor signs two bills into law dealing with police dogs.

(Airs: 7/19/13 & 7/20/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: The Governor hosts a storm recovery conference, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on his conversation with the state comptroller, and a midlevel courts upholds the use of facility dogs.

(Airs: 7/12/13 & 7/13/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A deeper look at the Moreland Act Commission, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Eliot Spitzer’s return to politics, and we’ll travel to an Urban Farm in Buffalo.

(Airs: 7/05/13 & 7/06/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo follows through on a promise to create a commission to investigate corruption in the state legislature, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the governor’s latest move and we’ll take you for a ride on the Lois McClure.

(Airs: 6/28/13 & 6/29/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:the legislature ends session with unfinished business, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the failed Women’s Equality Act, and we’ll have reaction to the Supreme Court ruling on Gay Marriage.

(Airs: 6/21/13 & 6/21/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the Governor says he will follow through on his threat to investigate the legislature under the state’s Moreland Act, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the end of session and some of the Governor’s successes and potential failures, and we’ll examine the value of a community college education in the state.

(Airs: 6/14/13 & 6/15/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:the governor releases a bill to extend public financing of political campaigns in statewide races, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on whether the bill has a chance, and education remains among the top concerns for parents teachers and public officials.

(Airs: 6/07/13 & 6/08/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: The Governor releases his 10 point women’s equality agenda, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on that and the Governor’s casino proposal, and an effort to cap rising agricultural property taxes gains momentum.

(Airs: 5/24/13 & 5/25/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo backs further away from hydrofracking in his economic development plans, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the latest scandal, and we’ll take a look at the governor’s plan for allowing business to operate tax free on SUNY Campuses.

(Airs: 5/17/13 & 5/18/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the state ethics commission releases its report on sexual harassment allegations against Assemblyman Vito Lopez, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the report and its political ramifications, and we’ll reveal a hidden part of New York’s population.

(Airs: 5/10/13 & 5/11/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A state senator is arrested and more are named as a public corruption probe continues, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the latest news, and we’ll take a look at new legislation to permit facility dogs in the courtroom.

(Airs: 5/03/13 & 5/04/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:A key piece of the Governor’s 2013 agenda appears to be in jeopardy, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on early voting in new York, and we’ll take you to the Empire State Pride Agenda’s annual lobby day in Albany.

(Airs: 4/19/13 & 4/20/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Lawmakers return to the capital with reform on their minds, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the reform package, and the new federal common core state standards face criticism from parents and school boards.

(Airs: 3/12/13 & 3/13/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: in the wake of recent scandals, Governor Cuomo and the state DA's push to make it easier to prosecute bribery and public corruption, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on whether New York will ever have public financing of campaigns, and we'll take you to the Southern Tier where one county has received foreign trade status.

(Airs: 3/29/13 & 3/30/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: a prominent New York State Senator, NYC councilman and four others are arrested in an alleged plot to rig the NYC mayor’s race, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts about the latest political scandal, and we’ll take a look at legislation being introduced to increase maple sugar production across the state.

(Airs: 3/29/13 & 3/30/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: New York has an ontime budget for the third straight year, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts about the budget process and transparency, and two environmental groups get a seat at the table monitoring construction of the Tappan Zee Bridge.

(Airs: 3/22/13 & 3/23/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the Governor and Lawmakers agree on a budget, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on politics of budget making, and we’ll bring youtwo reports in recognition of the 10th anniversary of the Iraq war.

(Airs: 3/15/13 & 3/16/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: a shooting rampage in Herkimer and the legal debate over guns and safety, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on what looks like another on-time, even early state budget, and we’ll examine the energy highway blueprint.

(Airs: 3/01/13 & 3/02/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. Hundreds of parents, teachers and community leaders rally at the capitol of funding levels for rich and poor school districts, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on more potential delays in hydraulic fracturing, and the state assembly votes to

raise the minimum wage.

(Airs: 3/01/13 & 3/02/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. Governor Cuomo and state leaders assess what it will take to get a budget deal with three weeks remaining for an on-time agreement, our political observer Alan Chartock on another fracking delay, and will take a look at the gun control debate through the eyes of Army soldiers.

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