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You can find the region's most in-depth look at New York State politics and government each week on The Legislative Gazette. Hosted by David Guistina, the program features regular commentary by syndicated columnist and political scientist Dr. Alan Chartock. On each program, 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.

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You can find the region's most in-depth look at New York State politics and government each week on The Legislative Gazette. Hosted by David Guistina, the program features regular commentary by syndicated columnist and political scientist Dr. Alan Chartock. On each program, 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.

    #2031: NY Trusted Traveler Program; COVID-19 & Schools | The Legislative Gazette

    #2031: NY Trusted Traveler Program; COVID-19 & Schools | The Legislative Gazette

    On this week’s Gazette, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he’ll sue the federal government over its rationale for banning the state’s Trusted Traveler program. Our political observer Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on a new analysis, which finds several private colleges may “perish” due to the devastating economic impact of COVID-19. We also […]

    • 27 min
    #2030: Trump Lawsuit; Assembly Speaker Sentencing; & Closure Of The U.S. Discussion | The Legislative Gazette

    #2030: Trump Lawsuit; Assembly Speaker Sentencing; & Closure Of The U.S. Discussion | The Legislative Gazette

    The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: Three attorney generals 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 […]

    • 27 min
    #2029: Advocates Want Rent Payments Canceled & A Virtual Town Hall On Citizen Interaction With Police | The Legislative Gazette

    #2029: Advocates Want Rent Payments Canceled & A Virtual Town Hall On Citizen Interaction With Police | The Legislative Gazette

    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 […]

    • 27 min
    #2028: Governor Cuomo’s Expanded Powers & Cash-Strapped Local Governments| The Legislative Gazette

    #2028: Governor Cuomo’s Expanded Powers & Cash-Strapped Local Governments| The Legislative Gazette

    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.

    • 27 min
    #2027: Withholding State Aid & Cuomo On Trump | The Legislative Gazette

    #2027: Withholding State Aid & Cuomo On Trump | The Legislative Gazette

    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 […]

    • 27 min
    #2026: City Budgets; Primary Elections; Utility Shutoffs | The Legislative Gazette

    #2026: City Budgets; Primary Elections; Utility Shutoffs | The Legislative Gazette

    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 […]

    • 27 min

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