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 2/28) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the ruling coalition in the senate gains a member, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the Senate Leadership, and we’ll take a look at how Common Core affects testing.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: lawmakers have plenty of questions for the Governor’s tax cutting plans, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the Governor’s plan to offer college degrees to the state’s prisons, and Senator Gillibrand travels to the North Country to push for a national paid family and medical leave insurance program.

(Airs 2/14) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the debate over universal pre-kindergarten shows no signs of slowing down, out political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the Pre-K fight, and the New York League of Conservation voters releases its annual environmental review of the state’s congressional representatives.

(Airs 2/07/14) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the Governor may be backing away from support of the Common Core, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the New York Times editorial on the Moreland Commission, and fair elections supports call for public funding of elections.

(Airs 1/31/14) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Mayors come to Albany for what’s known as Tin Cup day, our political observer Alan Chartock share’s his thoughts on one Mayor’s demand, and we’ll take a look at the Hudson River as an important commercial highway.

(Airs 1/24/14) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: The Governor releases his budget proposal, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the plan, and we'll get the results of a long-awaited IBM workplace health study.

(Airs 1/17/14) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Education advocates rally at the capitol for more education funding, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Chris Christie NJ Bridgegate scandal and how it connects to New York, and the state’s 21st District Congressman Bill Owens announces his retirement.

(Airs 1/10) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo delivers an election year state of the state address, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the speech, and we’ll also take a look at the annual people’s state of the state address.

(Airs 1/3) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: a leading lawmaker says raising the state’s minimum wage to $9 an hour should be phased in faster, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on what to expect in the next legislative session, and Governor Cuomo heads to the north country to promote winter tourism upstate.

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  The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Taxes are shaping up to be on the of the top issues in the 2014 legislative session, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his political predictions for the new year, and we’ll take you to a farm in the Southern Tier with bacteria-resistant Christmas trees.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo shares his priorities for the coming session, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts about his conversation with Comptroller Dinapoli, and a bill was recently introduced to legalize recreational marijuana in New York.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo’s Tax Commission releases its recommendations, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the report, and education advocates mark a national day of action.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo’s anti-corruption commission issues its report, we’ll have reaction, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the reports’ findings, and in the wake of the NYC train derailment, a congressman introduces legislation to prevent future accidents.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo may be backing away from support of the Common Core national education standards, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a NYT editorial on the Moreland Commission, and fair elections supporters call for public funding of elections.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: taxes and tax reform are the likely topics in NY’s next legislative session, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on a major settlement for the state with JP Morgan Chase, and will take you to a forum in the North Country on the controversial common core requirements.

(Airs 11/15 ) - The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: New York’s teacher of the year testifies against the new common core standards, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on some possible candidates for Governor, and we’ll take a look at more women taking an active role in politics.

(Airs 11/9) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: New Yorkers vote in favor of casinos in the state and the Governor takes a victory tour, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on election results, and we’ll take a look at an election controversy in the North Country.

(Airs 11/1) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: The state board of elections gets a verbal drubbing from the Moreland Commission, our political observer Alan Chartock speaks with the NYPIRG’s Blair Horner about one of the ballot questions before new Yorkers, and we’ll remember the one year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Comptroller Dinapoli finds the federal shutdown may hurt Wall Street profits, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the how the new Mayor of NYC will get along with Governor Cuomo, and the Governor signs a law that caps agricultural land assessment increases.

The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Anti-gambling activists took a sledgehammer to a slot machine in opposition to a ballot amendment legalizing gambling casinos, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on new subpoenas from the Morland Commission, and we’ll take a look at the state of the Adirondack Park.

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.

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