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Gov. Hochul, LG Delgado projected to win New York Democratic Party primary; Rep. Zeldin takes four-way GOP race

Legislative Gazette

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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. 

  • (Airs 06/24/22 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: The US Supreme Court has struck down New York’s restrictions on carrying a concealed weapon in public spaces, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on next weeks’ primaries in NY, and the governor signs a voting rights package into law.
  • (Airs 06/17/22 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: New York Governor Hochul today signs six bills into law to protect abortion rights and support reproductive health care, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on this week’s primary debate for Governor, and county lawmakers want firearm retailers to display warning signs.
  • (Airs 05/20/22 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: A mass shooting in Buffalo kills 10 people, injures 3 and prompts Governor Hochul to announce several steps to curb the growing number racially motivated violence, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the politics of the latest mass shooting, and Northern New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik finds herself in the national spotlight since the mass shooting.
  • (Airs 05/13/22 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Hochul says she’s freeing up $35 million for abortion clinics to serve out of state patients, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the race for the open 19th Congressional district seat, and we’ll talk to Orange County Executive Steven Neuhaus who’s just back from a Navy deployment in Ukraine.
  • (Airs 05/06/22 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: New York Governor Hochul picks Hudson Valley Congressman Antonio DelGado to be her lieutenant governor, after the previous LG, Brian Benjamin resigned in disgrace last month, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the political implications of the Governor’s choice, and we’ll take you to Cohoes where a novel technology is helping the city reach an energy independent future.
  • (Airs 04/29/22 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: New York voters will likely end up going to the polls three times this year, now that the state’s highest court has thrown out new district lines for Congressional and state Senate seats, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the political implications of the ruling, and Governor Hochul talks about how the budget benefits the North Country
  • (Airs 04/22/22 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: the Governor and her opponents now have just over two months left before the June Democratic primary, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on his conversation with Governor Hochul this week, and student government leaders throughout SUNY demand a seat on the search committee for a new chancellor.
  • (Airs 04/15/22 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Lt Governor Brian Benjamin resigns after being indicted on federal corruption charges, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts in the impact of the resignation on Governor Hochul, and we’ll take a closer look at the Adult Survivors Act.
  • (Airs 04/8/22 at 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: State leaders reach an agreement on a new budget, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the political impacts of a late spending plan, and we'll hear about an invasive aquatic species threatening Lake Champlain.
  • (Airs 04/01/22 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: the Governor and state leaders give up on meeting the state’s April 1st budget deadline, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a judge has ordering New York’s Democratic-controlled Legislature to redraw the state’s congressional and legislative districts after finding them unconstitutional, and Senator Gillibrand renews efforts to bring banking to the post office.
  • (Airs 03/25/22 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: tensions flare between the Governor and Legislature over a proposal to change the state’s bail reform laws, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on differences between Democrats on criminal justice reform, and we’ll have a conversation with state department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos.
  • (Airs 03/18/22 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Hochul signs a package of anti-sexual harassment bills into law, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on former Governor Andrew Cuomo saying he’s open to running for his old seat, and Senator Gillibrand promotes the Made In America Manufacturing Communities Act.