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: 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.

(Airs: 2/22/13 & 2/23/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Opposition to the New York SAFE Act continues to grow, the state's largest teacher's union is suing the state over it's property tax cap, and an outside review of the state's pension fund shows it's ethical issues have been solved.

(Airs: 2/01/13 & 2/02/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: NY’s Health Commissioner wants more time to complete a study on the fracking delay, and we’ll look at a proposal to close the state’s only minimum security prison for women.

(Airs: 2/01/13 & 2/02/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: the state rifle and pistol association files a notice of claim over the new gun law, our political observer Alan Chartock shares is thoughts on a dip in the Governor’s popularity, and New York becomes the first state in the nation to mandate protocols to reduce deaths from Sepsis.

(Airs: 1/25/13 & 1/26/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo unveils his budget proposal, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the 142 billion dollar plan, and we’ll take a look at the proposal for a new innovation network.

(Airs: 1/18/13 & 1/19/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: New York passes the toughest in the nation gun law, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the new legislation, and we’ll have reactionfrom mental health advocates to the new laws impact on those with mental illness.

(Airs: 1/11/12 & 1/12/13) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo delivers his state of the state address, we’ll have reaction from around the state and our political observer Alan Chartock will share his analysis of the speech.

(Airs: 12/28/12 & 12/29/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A document from Governor Cuomo’s Administration assessing the health impacts of hydro fracking, written several months ago, says the gas drilling process is likely safe if proper precautions are taken by the governor’s environmental agency, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on that news, and we’ll take a look at one way the health care industry is rapidly transforming in New York.

(Airs: 12/28/12 & 12/29/12) 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 a number of issues facing the Governor and lawmakers in the coming session, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his predictions for the coming year, and the new year will bring some freedom to independent brewers in New York.

(Airs: 12/07/12 & 12/08/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:after the school shooting in Newtown, CT, Governor Cuomo says federal gun laws need to be stronger and loopholes need to be closed in a state assault weapon ban, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the changing leadership coalition in the state senate, and Governor Cuomo signs legislation to create an agency to better protect New Yorkers with disabilities.


 

(Airs: 12/07/12 & 12/08/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:The leadership fight in the state senate has been resolved, our political observer shares his thoughts on Governor Cuomo’s litmus test for the new senate leadership conference, and with a new legislative about to begin in the

(Airs: 11/23/12 & 11/24/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:an update on the state of Hydraulic Fracturing for natural gas in the state, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the latest scenario for who will control the state senate, and the state DEC announces new grants for Grasslands protection.

(Airs: 11/23/12 & 11/24/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Advocates for raising the state’s minimum wage rally at the capital, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the politics of raising the  minimum wage, and we’ll take you to  a new wind farm in north country.

(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.

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