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  • WAMC's Political Observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the fallout from the Supreme Court decision on abortion.
  • (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 06/10/22 @ 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 06/09/22 @ 3 p.m. & 06/11/22 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with New York Governor Kathy Hochul.
  • (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 06/02/22 @ 3 p.m. & 06/04/22 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany Bureau Chief for Newsday.
  • (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 05/26/22 @ 3 p.m. & 05/28/22 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC’s Alan Chartock speaks with Republican gubernatorial candidate Andrew Giuliani about his campaign and the issues he thinks are most important to New Yorkers.
  • (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 05/19/22 @ 3 p.m. & 05/21/22 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples Stokes about the mass shooting in Buffalo this week.
  • (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 05/12/22 @ 3 p.m. & 05/14/22 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Westchester County Executive George Latimer.