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The Legislative Gazette #2108

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(Airs 02/19/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo breaks his silence over growing accusations that his aides deliberately withheld key COVID-19 death numbers of nursing home residents, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Governor’s defense, and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer travels to Colonie to announce his support for restaurants in the new Covid-19 relief bill.

The Legislative Gazette #2107

Feb 12, 2021

(Airs 02/12/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo and officials from the Biden administration say mass vaccination sites for covid-19 will open soon, our political observer on his conversation with State Assembly Majority Leader Peoples-Stokes, and a city police department and a software company partner to improve police community relations through virtual reality.

The Legislative Gazette #2106

Feb 5, 2021

(Airs 02/05/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: After a critical report by the state’s attorney general, Governor Cuomo blames an ongoing political attack” for the controversy over the number of nursing home deaths in New York during the pandemic, our political observer Alan Chartock share’s his thoughts on the Democratic Attorney General’s critical report, and we’ll speak to the head of a North Country group calling on Federal officials to re-open the border to non-essential travel.

The Legislative Gazette#2105

Jan 29, 2021

(Airs 01/29/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: U.S. Senator Gillibrand wants a lifeline for community health centers in the next Covid-19 relief package, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the relationship between Governor Cuomo and U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, and we’ll take a look at how SUNY Oneonta plans to welcome back roughly 25% of its students to campus this semester.

The Legislative Gazette #2104

Jan 22, 2021

(Airs 01/22/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo delivers his state budget address, our political observer shares his thoughts on his conversation with the Governor about the budget, and we’ll take you to a ceremony honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at SUNY Plattsburgh.

The Legislative Gazette #2102

Jan 8, 2021

(Airs 01/08/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: For the first time, the variant of Covid-19 has been found in Saratoga County, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on how the results of the Georgia run-off elections could impact NY, and county leaders say their health departments need more cooperation from the Governor and his administration over vaccine distribution.

The Legislative Gazette #2052

Dec 25, 2020

(Airs 12/26/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: The Governor says it’s possible NY will have to raise taxes to close a pandemic budget gap, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Governor Cuomo blasting the federal government over its handling of the new variant of covid-19 discovered in the UK, and we’ll have reaction to the $900 billion coronavirus package passed by Congress.

(Airs 12/18/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: The Covid-19 vaccine is being administered in New York, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a former Cuomo aide’s sexual harassment allegation against the Governor, and we’ll speak with the head of the New York Power Authority about their Vision 2030 plan.

(Airs 12/11/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo says the current Congressional Covid-19 relief package is necessary but not sufficient, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Attorney General James and 47 other states suing Facebook, and environmentalists are not happy with a bill vetoed by the Governor.

(Airs 12/04/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Two state Senators oppose a plan to raise tolls by nearly a third for drivers who don’t have EZ Pass, our political observer Alan Chartock on the politics of the pandemic, and the Governor signs major environmental legislation." class="wysiwyg-break drupal-content" src="/sites/all/modules/contrib/wysiwyg/plugins/break/images/spacer.gif" title="<--break-->">

(Airs 11/27/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Democrats win a supermajority in the state senate, our political observer Alan Chartock his thoughts on what this new power means, and we’ll speak with the new President & CEO of the Retail Council of NYS.

(Airs 11/13/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: with election day come and gone, the governor and legislature need to make some major decisions soon, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on what went wrong with the polling this election cycle, and as Covid-19 climbs again the University at Albany goes all virtual.

(Airs 11/06/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: we’ll have the mixed results for Democrats and Republicans in this week’s elections, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on some of the more closely watched contests, and we’ll report on a number of Hudson Valley races that are still too close to call.

(Airs 10/30/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Will Democrats in the state senate gain a supermajority in next weeks election, our political observer Alan Chartock on the huge turnout for early voting in New York, and we’ll speak with NY’s Lt. Governor as well as the Libertarian candidate for President of the United States.

(Airs 10/24/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo releases a preliminary vaccination plan, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on whether President Trump is right when he said NY is in play in the November election, and Visitors will now be restricted at two upstate New York correctional facilities after recent covid outbreaks.

(Airs 10/16/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: we’ll talk about the complicated rules for voting by absentee ballot in the state, our political Observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Supreme Court’s decision on the census and why it matters in NY, and we’ll take a look at a successful restorative justice program for young adults in Ulster County.

(Airs 10/09/20 @ 10 p.m. & 10/10/20 @ 7 a.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo implements color coded zones to contain new coronavirus hotspots in NY, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the death of former State Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno, and we’ll take you to a forum on the need for universal broadband in the state.

(Airs 10/02/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: NY Business leaders say the state’s child care system is broken and requires long term relief, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on his conversation with the new SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras, and we’ll hear from the NTSB on their final report into the Schoharie limo crash that killed 20 people.

(Airs 09/25/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: pro-voting rights groups encourage potential voters to register, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Justice Dept. labelling New York City as a “city of anarchy” to withhold federal funds, and there’s a pilot program in Hudson to provide universal basic income.

(Airs 09/18/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: fiscal experts say it’s time for the Governor to make some hard financial decisions, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the racial unrest over Daniel Prude’s death at the hands of police in Rochester, and we’ll take you to a rally of parents, students and teachers protesting a 20% cut to education amid the pandemic.

(Airs 09/11/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: New York U.S. Senator Schumer comes to Albany to promote bipartisan legislation to help the arts economy, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on how the Governor has handled potential, massive cuts to the state budget, and as children across NY head back to school, the Dutchess County Executive tells us what he’s hearing from parents.

(Airs 09/04/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: When it comes to masks, school teachers and college professors want more comprehensive guidelines to help prevent spread of the coronavirus, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a loss in court for New Yorks’ third parties, and census takers hit the streets before the September 30th deadline.

(Airs 08/28/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor calls changes in CDC guidelines easing testing standards “political propaganda,” and the Democrat says he won’t follow them, our political observer Alan Chartock in his conversation about the state’s finances with Comptroller DiNapoli, and lawmakers are considering ways to help out the food and beverage industry amid the Covid-19 pandemic as the colder weather approaches.

(Airs 08/21/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: New York will allow voters to request a mail-in ballot for the November elections, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Governor’s speech at the Democratic National Convention, and we’ll take you to Troy where NY’s two U.S. Senators push public support for the postal service.

(Airs 08/14/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: The state legislature holds a hearing on what went right and wrong with the June primary elections, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on how New York might overcome financial disaster amid Covid-19, and a difficult story about struggling female veterans with only one place in the state to live until they get back on their feet.

(Airs 08/07/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: The State Legislature holds the first of two hearings on the thousands of covid-19 deaths among nursing home residents, our political observer shares his thoughts about the obstacles facing SUNY as students return to campus for an early fall semester, and, amid a pandemic, we’ll take a look at SUNY Plattburgh’s Fall re-start plan.

(Airs 07/31/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo says he’ll sue the Federal Government over its admitted untruthful rationale for banning NY’s Trusted Traveler program, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a new analysis that finds several private colleges could “perish” because of the devastating economic impact of Covid 19, and we’ll speak with Bob Schneider, the Executive Director of the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA), about a new survey that shows how their members feel about re-opening school this fall.

(Airs 07/24/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Three attorneys general announce their lawsuit against the Trump Administration for rolling back protections under the Affordable Care Act. , our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the sentencing of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, and we’ll take you to a roundtable discussion with Congresswoman Elise Stefanik about the closure of the U.S. Canadian border.

(Airs 07/17/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Ahead of the July session, tenants’ rights advocates want rent payments canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic, our Political Observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on his conversation with the Republican Minority Leader of the state assembly, and we’ll take you to a virtual listening town hall on citizen interaction with police in Dutchess County.

(Airs 07/10/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: calls continue for the state legislature to limit Governor Cuomo’s expanded powers because of covid-19, our political observer shares his thoughts on that and Senator Schumer travels to Schenectady to call for immediate relief for cash-strapped local governments.

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