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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 11/25 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: New is granting its first 36 licenses to sell cannabis in the state, our political observer Alan Chartock speaks with state comptroller Tom DiNapoli, and the leader of one of New York’s most vocal environmental watchdog organizations is stepping down.
  • (Airs 11/18 @ 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 won’t tip her hand on whether she’ll impose a moratorium on a certain type of crypto mining, our political observer Alan Chartock speaks with the head of the Working Families Party, and a coalition of horse racing industry leaders want lawmakers to approve borrowing to overhaul Belmont Park on Long Island.
  • (Airs 11/11 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Kathy Hochul becomes New York’s first woman elected Governor, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the midterm results, and we’ll report on a newly formed group trying to help remove barriers military veterans face when trying to access outdoor spaces.
  • (Airs 11/04 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: we’ll learn more about the candidates running for Lt Governor, our political observer Alan Chartock speaks with Westchester County Executive George Latimer about the coming midterms, and we’ll remind you to flip over your ballot Tuesday to consider the environmental bond act.
  • (Airs 10/28 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: President Biden visits Syracuse this week to celebrate the $100 billion investment in Central New York our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on an audit that finds New York City is not prepared for the next super storm, ten years after Sandy, and the two candidates for Governor square off in their one and only debate before the election.
  • (Airs 10/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Senator Schumer stops in Albany to make a new push to limit the use of Chinese-made semiconductor chips, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the state environmental bond act, and Governor Hochul is criticizing her opponent’s ties to former President Trump as she sees her lead slip
  • (Airs 10/14 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: union supporters rally at an Amazon warehouse upstate in a bid to become the company’s second workplace in the country to unionize, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts about the status of the state attorney general’s investigation into former President Trump, and we’ll join Senator Gillibrand in Plattsburgh where she highlighted funding for home heating assistance this winter.
  • (Airs 10/07 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Tech Company Micron announces a $100 billion investment to build a series of state-of-the-art semiconductor fabrication plants near Syracuse, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on pay to play political accusations against Governor Hochul, and a new study aims to predict how remote work will impact the economy and city planning.
  • (Airs 09/30 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: the nursing home works union says the state’s minimum staffing requirement rules fall short, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the fact that there will be no gubernatorial debates this election year, and an update on the port of Albany, the first offshore wind tower manufacturing site in the U.S.
  • (Airs 09//23 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: NY Attorney General James sues former President Donald Trump, his children and his company, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on his conversation on with state comptroller DiNapoli about New York City’s finances, and with winter on the way, Senator Schumer calls for $1 billion in additional heating aid