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.
#2147: JCOPE revokes approval for Cuomo's book deal | The Legislative Gazette
On this week’s Gazette: After a vote by the state ethics commission, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo may have to return at least part of the $5.1 million he was paid for his COVID-19 leadership book. Also, our political observer Alan Chartock discusses his conversation with Republican Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay. The American Lung Association’s fourth annual “State of Lung Cancer” report, finds Black New Yorkers are more likely to be diagnosed with lung cancer.
Photo courtesy of JCOPE.
#2146: The U.S. border and New York's tourism industry | The Legislative Gazette
The Legislative Gazette is a weekly program about New York State Government and politics. On this week’s Gazette: The U.S. border has re-opened and Governor Hochul pledges nearly a half billion dollars in grants for the state’s tourism industry, our political observer Alan Chartock on his conversation with the Chair of the state Conservative Party, and we take you to the biannual – Honor a Living Veteran ceremony in Albany.
#2145: 2021 election recap | The Legislative Gazette
On this week’s Gazette: Republicans and conservatives claim victory in the rejection of three ballot proposals that would have expanded voting in the state. Our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the Republican’s big win in New York and around the country. Also, we’ll have a conversation with U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.
#2144: NY ballot propositions that would expand voting access face GOP backlash | The Legislative Gazette
On this week’s Gazette: Two propositions on the ballot in New York are drawing backlash from Republicans and conservatives. Our political observer Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on New York Attorney General Letitia James’ run for state governor. Also, lawmakers and advocates debate how to legalize sex work in New York.
#2143: Gov. Hochul condemns Democratic Party chair for comments about Buffalo mayoral candidate | The Legislative Gazette
On this week’s Gazette: New York Governor Kathy Hochul condemns the state Democratic party Chair over remarks comparing an African American Buffalo mayoral candidate to a Ku Klux Klan leader, and our political observer Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on that controversy. Also, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer outlines plans to counter higher heating costs this winter.
#2142: Poll finds Hochul is "frontrunner" in governor's race | The Legislative Gazette
On this week’s Gazette: A new Marist poll finds New York Governor Kathy Hochul is the favorite for election next year, and our political observer Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the implications of that poll. Also, we’ll look back ten years at the start of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Photo courtesy of Marist Poll.