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  • Feb 23, 2017: Syracuse-area Consensus Report

    February 23, 2017

    Today we take our first foray into the Consensus report issued earlier this month – Consensus is the commission looking into consolidating Onondaga County and the City of Syracuse. Our first guest is a proponent of the report – County Executive Joanie Mahoney. Then we heard from Onondaga county Green Party Chairman Howie Hawkins who is a fan of consolidation, but not of the strategy laid out in the report.  Read More


  • Feb. 23, 2017: Bob Bellafiore and Steve Greenberg

    February 23, 2017

    Then, when is a highway sign representative of something wrong in State Government?  Bob Bellafiore and Steve Greenberg joined Susan to tackle the decision-making behind spending $8 million dollars for thruway signs that don’t comply with federal regulations.  Read More


  • Feb. 23, 2017: David Friedfel

    February 23, 2017

    And then David Friedfel of the Citizens Budget Commission took a critical look at the Governor’s executive budget. Read More


  • Feb. 22, 2017: Larry Levy

    February 22, 2017

    And finally, Hofstra University’s Executive Dean at the National Center for Suburban Studies Larry Levy will analyze the issue of school choice and vouchers. Read More


  • Feb. 22, 2017: State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia

    February 22, 2017

    State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia will discuss guidance to make schools safe havens, graduation rates and school aid. Read More


  • Feb. 22, 2017: Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan

    February 22, 2017

    The Capitol Pressroom hosts Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan on the budget, Gov. Cuomo and Pres. Trump. Read More


  • Feb. 21, 2017: Arguments in favor of Upstate nuclear subsidies

    February 21, 2017

    The energy journal Platt’s described New York State’s plan to subsidize nuclear power in New York as a possible “ground zero” in the country’s battle to combat climate change. On today’s Capitol Pressroom, we explore both sides in the debate over nuclear power subsidies in the state: Is the plan an $8 billion dollar public bailout of the FitzPatrick, Ginna and Nine Mile point nuclear plants? Is the Governor’s Clean Energy Standard too aggressive? Or is this a transaction that will save 7 billion kilowatt hours of carbon-free electricity a year; $500 million for the regional economy, and over 1,500 indirect jobs? We hear both sides of the issue today. First, Asm. Will Barclay (R – Pulaski), who represents the district where the plant is located, explained why he championed the FitzPatrick deal. Phil Wilcox, the Business Representative of IBEW Local 97, a union that represents many of FitzPatrick workers, […] Read More


  • Feb. 21, 2017: Arguments against Upstate nuclear subsidies

    February 21, 2017

    The energy journal Platt’s described New York State’s plan to subsidize nuclear power in New York as a possible “ground zero” in the country’s battle to combat climate change. On today’s Capitol Pressroom, we explore both sides in the debate over nuclear power subsidies in the state: Is the plan an $8 billion dollar public bailout of the FitzPatrick, Ginna and Nine Mile point nuclear plants? Is the Governor’s Clean Energy Standard too aggressive? Or is this a transaction that will save 7 billion kilowatt hours of carbon-free electricity a year; $500 million for the regional economy, and over 1,500 indirect jobs? We hear both sides of the issue today. We heard arguments against the subsidies from Jessica Azulay, the Program Director for the Alliance for a Green Economy, and Blair Horner, the Executive Director of NYPIRG. Read More


  • Feb 17, 2017: Eliot Fiks of Whole in the Wall

    February 17, 2017

    And we will meet a small business owner from the Southern Tier who argues that entrepreneurs can also be “the invisible poor”. Read More


  • Feb. 17, 2017: Constitutional Convention discussion

    February 17, 2017

    Our monthly Constitutional Convention discussion features two experts, Dr. Peter Galie, Professor Emeritus, Canisius College and Christopher Bopst, the Chief Legal and Financial Officer at Sam-Son Logistics Inc. Read More


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The Capitol Pressroom is a daily one-hour radio program broadcast from the Legislative Correspondents Association Pressroom on the third floor of the State Capitol in Albany. The show features  interviews with important newsmakers.

It also features analysis from seasoned political reporters who work the Albany beat for newspapers and wire services around the state including The New York Times, Newsday, the Albany Times, Union, Gannett News Service and the Associated Press.

 

 

The Capitol Pressroom Weekend, is a one-hour show filled with the week’s best interview segments from The Capitol Pressroom. It airs Sundays at 6 a.m. on WQXW in Ossining, NY.

Host Susan Arbetter is an award-winning broadcast journalist who brings more than 15 years of experience to the Pressroom as an Albany correspondent.

The Capitol Pressroom streams online right here weekdays at 11 a.m.

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