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: 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.

(Airs: 10/12/12 & 10/13/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Governor Cuomo makes a rare endorsement in a State Senate race, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on potential threats to public broadcasting, and Senator Schumer unveils legislation to crackdown on scrap metal thefts.

(Airs: 10/6) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:two developments could delay the start of hydrofracking in New York, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts about that news, and Senator Schumer warns that milk prices could double if the Farm Bill isn’t renewed.

(Airs: 9/28/12 & 9/29/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:.the state’s comptroller says he’ll an early warning system will be put in place for financially troubled municipalities, our political observer Alan Chartock shareshis thoughts on the primary results in the 43rd senate district, and the Governor and his staff take a trip to the Adirondacks.

(Airs: 9/21/12 & 9/22/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:Secrecy rules cause some unanticipated problems for a state ethics board investigation, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts about,and school districts across the state strive to meet new teacher evaluation requirements.

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(Airs: 9/14/12 & 9/15/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:aour political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the Joint Commission on Public Ethics, and we’ll look at what’s happening to nursing homes around the state.

(Airs: 8/24/12 & 8/25/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: we’ll have the latest on embattled state Assemblyman Vito Lopez, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the political fallout of the latest scandal in Albany, and we’ll bring you the latest news on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

(Airs: 8/31/12 & 9/01/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Even with state legislators back in their districts Albany continues to produce scandals. Karen DeWitt will have the latest on the sexual harassment scandal that has landed Assembly Speaker Silver in some hot water. We’ll also hear what the scandals mean for the bigger political picture this election year with our political observer Doctor Alan Chartock.

(Airs: 8/24/12 & 8/25/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette:Groups are gearing up for a decision on hydraulic fracturing, ourpolitical observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the issue of natural gas drilling, andwe’ll introduce you to the yellow dot program.

(Airs: 7/20/12 & 7/21/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: A State Senator proposes what could give NY the toughest gun laws in the country, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the lukewarm reaction from city mayors to the idea of a super control board with power to take over the financially strapped local governments, and a new report assesses the visitation policies of acute care hospitals across New York.

(Airs: 7/20/12 & 7/21/12) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week's Gazette: Questions are being raised as to whether Governor Cuomo is living up to his pledge to run the most transparent administration in history after reporters discovered top Cuomo aides removed documents from the state archives related to his time as attorney general, we’ll here more on that from Dave Lucas and get analysis from our political observer, Dr. Alan Chartock.

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