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(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.

(Airs 07/03/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: The Governor’s budget office temporarily withholds 20% of state aid to several cities in NY, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Governor Cuomo calling on President Trump to issue an executive order requiring American’s to wear a mask, and we’ll take you a recent seminar on Racial Inclusion, Diversity and Equality in Business.

(Airs 06/26/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Cities in the state are struggling to balance their budgets as a movement grows at the capitol to raise taxes on the wealthy, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on this week’s primary elections, and Consumer advocates and environmentalists applaud the Governor for signing a bill to stop utility shutoffs during the coronavirus pandemic.

(Airs 06/19/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: A bill is introduced that would help protect the privacy of New Yorkers who give personal information to coronavirus contact tracers, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Senate Minority Leader Flanagan stepping down early, and we’ll speak with the Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul and the Commander of the State Police Troop G about the state of policing in New York.

(Airs 6/12/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: In the wake of the death of George Floyd, the state legislature wraps up passage of a package of bills on police reform, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the historic legislation, and two state lawmakers have come up with a plan inspired by the economic crisis brought by the Great Depression.

(Airs 06/05/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Voting rights advocates say more needs to be done to ensure everyone can vote in the coming June 23rd primary, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Governor Cuomo’s criticism of NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio’s handling of looting in Manhattan during the protests over the death of George Floyd, and we’ll take you to a protest in Albany on Monday and get the response from owners whose businesses were damaged.

(Airs 05/29/22 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued an executive order that allows businesses to deny entry to customers who aren’t wearing a mask. He says its intended to improve public health and reduce fights, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Governor’s visit with President Trump, and we’ll get an update from New York’s Lieutenant Governor about re-opening from the coronavirus upstate.

(Airs 05/22/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo is running out of time to make some big decisions about NY’s $14 billion dollar budget deficit, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the state's Democratic Party leadership giving up its attempt to cancel the presidential primary, and we’ll take a look at how public employees might be economically impacted by COVID-19.

(Airs 05/15/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo urges Congress to include money to help states decimated by the coronavirus pandemic, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on state legislators indicating that raising taxes is an option to deal with the economic fallout from covid-19, and a new poll finds more New Yorkers than not say they want to extend PAUSE past this week’s deadline.

(Airs 05/08/20 @ 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 a limited reopening may be coming soon for some upstate businesses, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on , and we’ll talk to a New York Power Authority employee sequestered work to keep the lights on in the state.

(Airs 05/01/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: A new report says the economic impact of the coronavirus will force big cuts to the state’s schools a local governments, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on whether Governor Cuomo’s high approval rating will last once the economic toll of the coronavirus becomes clear, and we’ll take a look at whether there will be racing at Saratoga Race Course this summer.

(Airs 04/24/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg will lead NY’s effort in the process of contact tracing for covid-19, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Governor Cuomo’s meeting with President Trump this week, and the group common cause pushes the legislature to resume its regular session remotely.

(Airs 04/17/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo takes executive action requiring every New Yorker in public wear a face mask, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on how one state lawmaker says we should pay for an estimated $10 billion budget deficit, and we’ll follow a nurse on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic in the state.

(Airs 04/10/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Despite COVID-19 and the economic impact on the state budget, it does include a provision to permit public campaign financing for elections in future years, our political observer Alan Chartock on claims that Andrew Cuomo has become “America’s Governor” during the pandemic, and we’ll look at how SUNY New Paltz is dealing with the other victim of the coronavirus – mental health.

(Airs 04/03/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: The White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator singles out two counties  in the New York City suburbs which have the fastest growing number of covid-19 cases, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the state budget this year filled with economic pain, and UAlbany students help with the coronavirus by 3D printing face shields.

(Airs 03/27/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: With the budget due April 1st less than a week away, state lawmakers say, despite the corona virus outbreak, they intend to meet the deadline, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Governor Cuomo’s leadership during the covid-19 pandemic, and how some businesses are getting creative to stay active.

(Airs 03/13/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: the new Coronavirus continues to spread in New York, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Governor’s expanded powers in light of the potential pandemic, and  VT’s attorney general is suing a NY based data collection company over violating Vermonters privacy rights.

(Airs 03/06/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: the Coronavirus is now in New York, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his thoughts on the politics surrounding COVID-19, and two Capital Region lawmakers introduce legislation to ban the burning PFAS chemicals.

(Airs 02/28/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Jewish Community Centers across the country were emailed anonymous threats prompting an evacuation in Albany, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on his conversation with Assembly Majority Leader, Buffalo Democrat Crystal Peoples-Stokes, and the EPA takes a step closer to setting drinking water limits for two PFAS chemicals.

(Airs 2/21/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Consumers, businesses and localities prepare for the state’s new plastic bag ban, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Assemblyman Gottfried’s healthcare for all bill, and Senator Gillibrand promotes legislation for families with addiction.

(Airs 2/14/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Bravo star Andy Cohen comes to Albany to push for paid gestational surrogacy; our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on Governor Cuomo’s fight with President Trump; and we’ll take you to Lake Placid as it marks 40 years since the 1980 games.

(Airs 2/07/20) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: the fight over recently enacted bail reform heats up at the capitol, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Governor’s reaction to the President Trump targeting New York over The Green Light Law, and we’ll take a look at the 2020 priorities of the New York Farm Bureau.

(Airs 1/31/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: legislators hear testimony on Governor Cuomo’s budget and how to close a $6 billion budget gap, our political observer Alan Chartock shares thoughts on his conversation with the Governor this week, and the Chancellor of SUNY delivers her annual state of the University address.

(1/24/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: The Governor releases his budget proposal, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the politics behind the Governor’s plan, and we’ll have reaction to the sentencing of former Congressman Chris Collins.

(Airs 01/17/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo announces security funding for communities in Rockland County, after a machete attack at a rabbi’s home in late December, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the fight brewing over new bail reforms, and the Governor and legislature agree on legislation to improve limousine safety.

(Airs 01/10/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Governor Cuomo delivers his 10th state of the state address, our political observer Alan Chartock will share his analysis of the speech, and a new poll finds consumer sentiment in New York is at the highest point in a decade.

(Airs 1/03/20 @ 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 a preview of the coming legislative session and a closer look at sever new laws that take effect, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the terrible attack on Jews celebrating Hannukuh, a rise in anti-semitism, and the Governor’s call for a Domestic Terrorism Law.

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