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The Capitol Pressroom streams live weekdays at 11 a.m. The streaming player is available beginning at 10:35 a.m. For air times on your local station, please check the “Air times” tab on this page.

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  • Nov. 27, 2014: Mark Dunlea, Barbara Smith

    November 27, 2014

    Hunger Action Network’s Executive Director Mark Dunlea discusses tackling hunger in New York. Scholar-activist Barbara Smith is set to launch a new book, Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around: Forty Years of Movement Building with Barbara Smith. Original air date: Nov. 18, 2014 Read More

  • Nov. 26, 2014: Dean Norton, Sara Niccoli and Audra Makuch, Nicole Gelinas, Larry Levy

    November 26, 2014

    New York Farm Bureau President Dean Norton discusses Pres. Obama’s immigration policy and damage to farms in Buffalo. Sara Niccoli, Executive Director of the Labor Religion Coalition, and Audra Makuch of the United Food & Commercial Workers International Union share details about Black Friday protests and corporate accountability. Manhattan Institute Scholar Nicole Gelinas talks about […] Read More

  • Nov. 25, 2014: David Kidera, Raymond Sanchez, Chancellor Tisch, Zack Fink

    November 25, 2014

    Authorities Budget Office Director David Kidera explains why his office reports that the Environmental Facilities Corporation’s violated the Open Meetings Law when approving Clean Water State Revolving Fund money for building the new Tappan Zee. Ossining Superintendent Raymond Sanchez shares why he opposes field tests for the Common Core. Chancellor Merryl Tisch will discuss the […] Read More

  • Nov. 24, 2014: Best-of The Capitol Pressroom

    November 24, 2014

    Best-of The Capitol Pressroom Attorney General Eric Schneiderman spoke with Susan Arbetter about a major takedown of a Brooklyn-based gun trafficking ring, as well as his second term priorities. Original air-date: Nov. 20, 2014. Allison Steinberg, the Director of Communications at Empire State Pride Agenda, discussed the state of LGBT equality in seven New York Cities. […] Read More

  • ‘Capitol Pressroom Weekend’ for Nov. 23rd

    November 23, 2014

    Former Lt. Governor Richard Ravitch Attorney, principal at Excelsior Public Affairs and former Assemblyman Ryan Karben Senate Democratic Leader, Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins D – Yonkers Bruce Gyory, Senior Strategist at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips; Adjunct Professor of Political Science at the University at Albany. Read More

  • Nov. 21st 2014: Ashley Hupfl, Casey Seiler, Howie Hawkins, Joseph Morelle, Michael Saltsman

    November 21, 2014

    City & State’s Ashley Hupfl shares this week’s Winners and Losers. Casey Seiler of the Times Union explains the evolving relationship between the Board of Elections and its Chief Enforcement Counsel Risa Sugarman. Howie Hawkins looks at the future of the Green Party in New York. Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Morelle (D – Rochester) weighs […] Read More

  • Nov. 20, 2014: AG Schneiderman, Sally Santangelo, Sen. Stewart-Cousins, James Tallon

    November 20, 2014

    Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks with Susan Arbetter about a major takedown of a Brooklyn-based gun trafficking ring, as well as his second term priorities. Syracuse is one of the nation’s most segregated cities. CNY Fair Housing’s Executive Director Sally Santangelo explains a new report “Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing” that explores the city’s […] Read More

  • Nov. 19, 2014: Richard Ravitch, Ryan Karben, Michael Rebell, Bruce Gyory

    November 19, 2014

    Former Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch updates us on the Detroit bankruptcy. Ravitch will discuss the Motor City at a Rockefeller Institute event today. Former Assemblyman Ryan Karben weighs in on fiscal monitor Hank Greenberg’s report on the East Ramapo School District. Michael Rebell, the attorney who led the CFE case, and a professor at Columbia […] Read More

  • Nov. 18, 2014: ATV laws, Sen. Griffo, Cayuga power-plant

    November 18, 2014

    A hot ticket item this coming session will be whether to change the weight limit to allow bigger All-terrain Vehicles on New York’s parks and trails. We’ll hear both sides of the argument: First, J. R. Burke, State & Provincial Government Relations Manager for Polaris Industries, shares the benefits of increasing the weight limits. Then, […] Read More

  • Nov. 17, 2014: Katherine Markert, Allison Steinberg, Barbara Smith

    November 17, 2014

    Governor Cuomo signed the Craft New York Act last week. Katherine Markert, an attorney at Harter Secrest & Emery and legal expert on the alcohol beverage industry, will explain the changes. Allison Steinberg, the Director of Communications at Empire State Pride Agenda, discusses the state of LGBT equality in seven New York Cities. The Human […] 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. 

The show also airs in the cities below:

City  Call Letters Time
Albany  WVCR-FM (88.3 FM) 5 p.m.
Albany  WHDDAM1020 and 91.9 FM Mon.-Fri 1 p.m. and noon Saturday
Binghamton WSQX-FM (91.5 FM) 11 a.m.
Buffalo  WBFO-FM (88.7 FM) 8 p.m.
Buffalo  WNED-AM (970 AM) 8 p.m.
Clayton  WRVH-FM (89.3 FM) 8 p.m.
Cortland  WFUC-FM (90.5 FM) 8 p.m.
Geneva  Translator (90.7 FM) 8 p.m.
Geneva  WRVO-FM (88.9 FM) 8 p.m.
Ithaca  ICR (88.1 FM) 1 p.m.
Hamilton  WRCU-FM (90.1 FM) 8 p.m.
Hamilton  Translator (92.3 FM) 8 p.m.
Kingston  WLHV-FM (88.1 FM) Mon.-Fri 1 p.m. and noon Saturday
Kingston  WGHQ (920 AM) Mon.-Fri 1 p.m. and noon Saturday
Norwich  Translator (89.9 FM) 8 p.m.
Odessa  WINO-FM (89.9 FM) 1 p.m.
Ossining  WQXW (90.3) 6 a.m. (weekend)
Oswego  WRVO-FM (89.0 FM) 8 p.m.
Rochester WXXI-AM (1370 AM) 11 p.m.
Syracuse  WRVD-FM (90.3 FM) 8 p.m.
Utica  WRVN-FM (99.9 FM) 8 p.m.
Watertown WRVJ-FM (91.7 FM) 8 p.m.
Watkins Glen WRFI-FM (91.9 FM) 1 p.m.

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