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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 09/17/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: In response to strict new abortion laws in Texas, Governor Hochul says she’ll make New York a safe legal haven for women’s reproductive health, our political observer Alan Chartock on a new Siena Poll that measures the new Governor’s popularity, and state and local lawmakers in northern New York ask the Governor to push the White House to open the U.S - Canadian border.
  • (Airs 09/10/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Hochul takes new steps to counter the spread of the Delta variant, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on climate change and President Biden’s visit to New York City and New Jersey to survey damage from Hurricane Ida, and there could still be hundreds of thousands of survivors of 9/11 who are eligible for health benefits.
  • This week, NYS School Boards Associate Director discusses student learning loss during the pandemic, and school reopening. Our political observer Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on this week’s special session for the state legislature. We also hear from a new republican candidate who has entered the race for New York’s 21st Congressional District.
  • (Airs 08/27/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: New York’s first female Governor says she wants people to believe in government again, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the fact that women dominate the top leadership spots in state government, and a new solar farm is approved in Greene County.
  • (Airs 08/22/21 @ 2 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: We’ll hear from Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul, in her first remarks Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that his resignation, our political observer Alan Chartock on why the Assembly ended its impeachment inquiry, and over two dozen lawmakers call on the President and Governor to use another tool to address the opioid overdose crisis.
  • (Airs 08/13/21 @ 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 Andrew Cuomo says he will resign in the face of sexual harassment allegations and an impeachment inquiry. We’ll talk with our political observer Alan Chartock about the announcement and the Democrat’s legacy. Meanwhile, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul prepares to become New York’s first female governor. We'll also speak with Syracuse University Professor Rebecca Ortiz about research looking at how political affiliations can impact one’s view of sexual harassment allegations.
  • (Airs 08/06/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: NY AG Tish…
  • (Airs 07/30/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: a new…
  • (Airs 07/23/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Despite new…
  • (Airs 07/16/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo…