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The Legislative Gazette

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Each week on The Legislative Gazette, the award-winning WAMC News Team combines forces to bring you a wrap-up of the week's political news, the goings on in and around the legislature, and the stories that will keep you well-informed and in the know.

Each week on The Legislative Gazette, the award-winning WAMC News Team combines forces to bring you a wrap-up of the week's political news, the goings on in and around the legislature, and the stories that will keep you well-informed and in the know.

Location:

Albany, NY

Description:

Each week on The Legislative Gazette, the award-winning WAMC News Team combines forces to bring you a wrap-up of the week's political news, the goings on in and around the legislature, and the stories that will keep you well-informed and in the know.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Legislative Gazette #2023

6/5/2020
(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 23 rd 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...

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2022

5/29/2020
(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...

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2021

5/22/2020
(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...

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2020

5/15/2020
(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...

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2020: Sequestered At Work: NYPA Employee Helps Keep The Lights On

5/11/2020
From the Legislative Gazette, WAMC's David Guistina interviews New York Power Authority employee Robert Cammer, a shift supervisor at the Blenheim-Gilboa Pumped Storage Power Project in Gilboa, New York. Cammer discusses his role and how the facility is prepared at all times for any emergency, including a pandemic, in order to keep the lights on in New York state.

Duration:00:12:13

The Legislative Gazette #2019

5/8/2020
(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.

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2018

5/1/2020
(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...

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2017

4/24/2020
(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.

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2016

4/17/2020
(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.

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2015

4/10/2020
(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...

Duration:00:27:24

The Legislative Gazette #2014

4/3/2020
(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.

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2013

3/27/2020
(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 1 st 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.

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2012

3/20/2020
(Airs 03/20/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette : Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the state comptroller says tough economic times are ahead for the state budget, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on leadership in a time of crisis, and crossing over the northern border is now much more difficult.

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2011

3/13/2020
(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.

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2010

3/6/2020
(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.

Duration:00:28:29

The Legislative Gazette #2009

2/28/2020
(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.

Duration:00:28:29

The Legislative Gazette #2008

2/21/2020
(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.

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2007

2/14/2020
(Airs 2/14/20 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazett e 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.

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2006

2/7/2020
(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.

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2005

1/31/2020
(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.

Duration:00:27:29