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WCNY’s The Capitol Pressroom

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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  • July 26, 2017: Hoosick Falls Mayor Rob Allen

    July 26, 2017

    A year ago this month Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law helping the people of Hoosick Falls fight water contamination. Where are we now? Village Mayor Rob Allen updated us. Read More

  • July 26, 2017: NYS Commissioner of Education MaryEllen Elia

    July 26, 2017

    We heard the latest on ESSA as well as the New Generation standards from New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia. Read More

  • July 26, 2017: Donald Boyd

    July 26, 2017

    States’ tax revenues were gloomy in April. Donald J. Boyd, director of fiscal studies at the Rockefeller Institute of Government shared his analysis and discusses the new report, “By the Numbers: Shortfalls on States’ April Tax Returns: Trump Effect, Weak Economy, or Both?” Read More

  • July 26, 2017: Tom Dennison

    July 26, 2017

    The latest on the Senate’s vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act and what it means for New York came from Thomas Dennison, Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs; Program Advisor, Health Services Management and Policy; Director, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion; Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School. Read More

  • July 25, 2017: Environmental Advocates

    July 25, 2017

    Environmental activists were at the State Capitol on Monday to rally against fracking in the Delaware River Basin. Wes Gillingham, Associate Director at Catskill Mountainkeeper, and Robert Friedman, Policy Advocate at the Natural Resources Defense Council explained the impact that these developments could have here in New York State. Read More

  • July 25, 2017: Leonard Burman

    July 25, 2017

    What should we be watching for when it comes to tax reform in Washington D.C.? Leonard Burman, the Paul Volcker Professor, and a Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University; senior research associate at Syracuse University’s Center for Policy Research; co-founder of the Tax Policy Center; and former Treasury official helped us navigate the issue. Read More

  • July 25, 2017: Sen. Michael Gianaris

    July 25, 2017

    Deputy Democratic Conference leader and Chair of the New York State Democratic Senate Campaign Committee Michael Gianaris (D-Queens) commented on the NYDEM meeting, fundraising and the MTA. Read More

  • July 25, 2017: Basil Smikle

    July 25, 2017

    The New York State Democrats are meeting in suburban Albany to talk about a range of issues including the Independent Democratic Conference. Basil Smikle, Executive Director of the New York State Democratic Party joined us to preview the meeting. Read More

  • July 24, 2017: Asm. Michael Kearns

    July 24, 2017

    A Western New York judge granted an order to stop the merger of the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center with the Buffalo Psychiatric Center. Assemblyman Michael Kearns (D-South Buffalo) shared the latest developments on the situation and the effects the merger would have if it goes through. Read More

  • July 24, 2017: Sarah Murphy

    July 24, 2017

    Funding cuts are affecting school-based health clinics throughout the state. School-Based Health Alliance’s Sarah Murphy joined us to explain how these clinics are responding to the cuts. 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  Station Time
Albany  WVCR (88.3 FM) 5 p.m.
Binghamton WSQX (91.5 FM) 8 p.m.
Buffalo  WBFO (88.7 FM) 8 p.m.
Clayton  WRVH (89.3 FM) 8 p.m.
Geneva  WRVO translator (90.7 FM) 8 p.m.
Hamilton WRVO translator (92.3 FM) 8 p.m.
Ithaca  WICR (88.1 FM) 3 p.m.
Ithaca WRVO translator (92.5 FM) 8 p.m.
Jamestown WUBJ (88.1 FM) 8 p.m.
Kingston  Annendale-on-Hudon | WLHV (88.1 FM) Mon.-Fri 1 p.m. and noon Saturday
Norwich  WRVO translator (89.9 FM) 8 p.m.
Olean WOLN (92.3 FM) 8 p.m.
Ossining  WQXW (90.3 FM) 5 a.m. Sunday
Oswego  WRVO (89.0 FM) 8 p.m.
Rochester WXXI (1370 AM) 11 p.m.
Sharon, CT WHDD
(1020 AM and 91.9 FM)
Mon.-Fri 1 p.m. and noon Saturday
Syracuse  WRVO (90.3 FM) 8 p.m.
Utica  WRVN (91.9 FM) 8 p.m.
Watertown WRVJ (91.7 FM) 8 p.m.
Watkins Glen WRFI (91.9 FM) 3 p.m.

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