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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 07/01/22 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Senator Gillibrand gathers with women in Albany to speak out against the Supreme Court decision striking down Roe v Wade, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on this week’s primary results, and a conversation about the new rules for horse racing which will impact Saratoga and beyond.
  • (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 06/10/22 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Less than a month after the mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signs ten gun control bills into law, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on his interview with the Governor this week, and a new poll finds Americans would like to raise the age to buy a firearm to 21.
  • (Airs 06/03/22 @ 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 Kathy Hochul and legislative leaders have agreed on a package of gun control measures, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on why the state’s strict gun laws can’t fully protect New Yorkers from gun violence, and a conversation on redistricting with former Democratic Congressman Bill Owens.
  • (Airs 05/27/22 @ 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 the Adult Survivors Act into law, our political observer Alan Chartock on his conversation with Republican gubernatorial candidate Andrew Giuliani, and another Starbucks in New York, the first in the Capital Region, elects to unionize.
  • (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