Joint Advisory Board on Broadcast of State Government Proceedings
The New York State Legislature Joint Advisory Board on Broadcast of State Government Proceedings today released its initial report on the current legislative broadcasts and the expansion of such programming. The complete report is available on the Assembly and Senate websites.
The Joint Advisory Board, Co-Chaired by Senator José M. Serrano and Assembly Majority Leader Ron Canestrari, was charged with expanding the content of the existing New York State legislative channel. The panel’s key recommendation is the transformation of the existing dedicated legislative television channel into a fully-independent New York State government affairs channel modeled after C-SPAN. Many other states have implemented similar channels to broadcast a comprehensive selection of state government and public policy material.