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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 #2116

4/16/2021
(Airs 04/16/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Criminal justice advocates say they want more reforms for members of Black and Brown communities who are incarcerated at higher rates than white New Yorkers, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on police reform plans around the state, and a proposed hydroelectric project is scrapped after strong opposition.

Duration:00:27:55

The Legislative Gazette #2115

4/9/2021
(Airs 04/09/21 @ 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 the state legislature announce an agreement on a $212 billion dollar budget, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on new taxes on the rich included in the budget deal, and we’ll be with NY U.S. Senator Gillibrand in Hoosick Falls as she provides new details on PFAS legislation.

Duration:00:31:41

The Legislative Gazette #2114

4/2/2021
(Airs 04/02/21 @ 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 approves and the governor signs legislation legalizing the adult recreational use of marijuana, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the state budget, and there’s a new reservation system for hiking some of the Adirondack High Peaks trails.

Duration:00:27:28

The Legislative Gazette #2113

3/26/2021
(Airs 03/26/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette : The state Assembly Judiciary Committee holds its first meeting of an impeachment inquiry of Governor Andrew Cuomo, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on an agreement to legalize recreational use of marijuana in New York, and Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney talks with 3 school districts in Orange County and the funding coming from...

Duration:00:30:30

The Legislative Gazette #2112

3/19/2021
(Airs 03/19/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette : with growing calls for Governor Cuomo to resign over multiple sexual harassment allegations, the focus has turned to Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul, and a group of bipartisan lawmakers introduce legislation to look at the mental health impacts of Covid-19.

Duration:00:30:55

The Legislative Gazette #2111

3/12/2021
(Airs 03/12/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette : The federal pandemic relief package will go a long way towards filling New York’s multi-billion dollar budget deficit, the Governor and state legislature still need to plug a smaller gap, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on State Attorney General James appointing a former federal prosecutor and an employment lawyer to investigate...

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2110

3/5/2021
(Airs 03/05/21 @ 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 publicly addresses sexual harassment allegations against him for the first time, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the implications of the allegations surrounding Governor Andrew Cuomo, and UAlbany President Havidan Rodriguez on a new report on how to better serve Latino and Latina students in higher...

Duration:00:32:32

The Legislative Gazette #2109

2/26/2021
(Airs 02/26/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette : Two former female aides to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo are accusing him of inappropriate behavior, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts whether the old boy network culture of the legislature is changing, and Senator Gillibrand and Congressman Maloney announce legislation to protect firefighters from PFAS chemicals.

Duration:00:28:43

The Legislative Gazette #2108

2/19/2021
(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...

Duration:00:29:14

The Legislative Gazette #2107

2/12/2021
(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.

Duration:00:30:45

The Legislative Gazette #2106

2/5/2021
(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...

Duration:00:30:45

The Legislative Gazette#2105

1/29/2021
(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...

Duration:00:27:37

The Legislative Gazette #2104

1/22/2021
(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.

Duration:00:26:04

The Legislative Gazette #2103

1/15/2021
(Airs 01/15/21 @ 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 a series of State of the State speeches, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on what to expect from the 2021 legislative session, and, after the siege on the U.S. Capitol, we’ll look at how the state capitols are beefing up security.

Duration:00:30:54

The Legislative Gazette #2102

1/8/2021
(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.

Duration:00:30:47

The Legislative Gazette #2101

1/1/2021
(Airs 01/01/21 @ 10 p.m.) The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette : New York lawmakers hold a special session to enact new protections for new york tenants unable to pay rent due to the covid-19 pandemic, our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Governor freezing raises for statewide officials including himself, and a state assemblyman introduces legislation barring elected officials from getting...

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2052

12/25/2020
(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.

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2051

12/18/2020
(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.

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2050

12/11/2020
(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.

Duration:00:27:29

The Legislative Gazette #2049

12/4/2020
(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.

Duration:00:27:29