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The Legislative Gazette
Fridays, 10:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m., Saturdays 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.; July-August Sundays, 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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 latest from the legislature, and the stories that will keep you well-informed.

Twitter: @Leg_Gazette

  • (Airs 12/03/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: a divided Supreme Court debates the issue of abortion and the future of Roe V. Wade, we’ll have reaction from the President of Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood, our political observer Alan Chartock on his conversation with State Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes, and owners of small farms worry paying overtime to workers will put them out of business.
  • (Airs 11/26/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York state government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: The state assembly releases its long-awaited report on an impeachment inquiry into former Governor Andrew Cuomo, our political observer Alan Chartock his interview with the former Governor that ended up in the report, and officials praise Canada’s decision to remove requirements for citizens traveling out of the country.
  • (Airs 11/19/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: After a vote by the state ethics commission, former Governor Andrew Cuomo may have to return at least part of the $5.1 million he was paid for his Covid-19 leadership book, our political observer Alan Chartock on his conversation with Republican Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay, and the recently passed $1.2 trillion federal infrastructure package includes several measures related to limousine safety.
  • (Airs 11/12/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: The U.S. border has re-opened and Governor Hochul pledges nearly a half billion dollars in grants for the state’s tourism industry, our political observer Alan Chartock on his conversation with the Chair of the state Conservative Party, and we take you to the biannual - Honor a Living Veteran ceremony in Albany.
  • (Airs 11/05/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Republicans and conservatives claim victory in the rejection of three ballot proposals that would have expanded voting in the state, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Republican’s big win in New York and around the country, and we’ll have a conversation with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.
  • (Airs 10/29/21 @ 10 p.m.) 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 two ballot propositions on the November ballot drawing backlash from Republicans, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on state Attorney General Tish James now declared run for Governor, and we’ll examine a proposal to make sex work legal in the state.
  • (Airs 10/22/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Hochul condemns the state Democratic party Chair over remarks comparing an African American Buffalo mayoral candidate to a Ku Klux Klan leader, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on that controversy, and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Schumer outlines plans to counter higher heating costs this winter.
  • (Airs 10/15/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: A new Marist poll finds Governor Hochul is the favorite for election next year, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the implications of that poll, and we’ll look back ten years at the start of the Occupy Wall Street movement
  • (Airs 10/08/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: the head of the Democratic party endorses Kathy Hochul for Governor, our political observer Alan Chartock on whether former Governor Cuomo might enter the primary to run for governor again, and three New York counties agree to electrify their vehicles.
  • (Airs 10/01/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Hochul names a new state health commissioner, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the potential for universal healthcare in the state, and we’ll look at an important Congressional race taking shape in the 19th District.