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  • October 18, 2019: Carbon pricing

    October 18, 2019

    The New York Independent System Operator has released their report on carbon pricing and its impact on New York State. Richard Dewey, President and CEO of NYISO, explained how carbon pricing works and the report’s findings. Read More


  • October 18, 2019: Protecting the Adirondacks

    October 18, 2019

    The Adirondack Park has countless advocates working to preserve the park’s natural wonders but finding common ground on how to preserve it can prove to be a big task. Bill Farber, Chairman of the Hamilton County Board of Supervisors, and Neil Woodworth, CEO of the Adirondack Mountain Club, stopped by to discuss the issues impacting the Park. Read More


  • October 18, 2019: Glenn Liebman

    October 18, 2019

    Glenn Liebman, CEO of the Mental Health Alliance in New York State, previewed his organization’s annual conference and the latest issues they are tackling. Read More


  • October 18, 2019: Reporters

    October 18, 2019

    We took a look back at the news of the week that was with Politico NY’s energy and environment reporter Marie French and the USA Today Network’s Jon Campbell. Read More


  • October 17, 2019: Addressing Climate Change

    October 18, 2019

    Climate change is no longer just a theory. New York State industries like farming, fishing and tourism are suffering because of climate change, or have had to adapt. Today we discuss how to address the issue with a panel of experts which includes: Sen. Rachel May (D-Syracuse), chair of the Legislative Commission on Rural Resources and Senate Aging Committee Mark Dunlea, Executive Director of the Green Education & Legal Fund Yvonne Chu, Member of Climate Change Awareness and Action Dr. Sandra Steingraber, Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Ithaca College Read More


  • October 16, 2019: Best of: Trauma Informed Education

    October 18, 2019

    Every student comes to school with their own issues and experiences and that could have a major impact on their education and development. Dr. Shaun Nelms, Superintendent of East High School in Rochester, shared how his school is adopting trauma informed education in their day-to-day operations. (originally aired 10/3/19) Read More


  • October 16, 2019: Best of: Net neutrality

    October 18, 2019

    A federal court has upheld the repeal of net neutrality laws and now states will be allowed to set their own laws on the issue. Asm. Pat Fahy (D-Albany), chair of the Assembly Commission on Science and Technology, and Sen. David Carlucci (D-New City), chair of the Senate Committee on Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities, co-authored legislation on the issue and joined Susan to discuss what the state can do to protect equal access. Read More


  • October 15, 2019: Best of: #MeToo evolution

    October 18, 2019

    What will it take to change the #MeToo revolution into a permanent evolution? A piece in the Daily News by Alexis Grenell, writer and co-founder of Pythia Public, explores the topic. We discussed the piece with Grenell when she joins the show. (originally aired 9/24/19) Read More


  • October 15, 2019: Best of: Combatting homelessness

    October 18, 2019

    We heard from Sen. Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan), chair of the Senate Finance Committee and Asm. Andrew Hevesi (D-Queens), chair of the Assembly Committee on Social Services about what the state can do to address the root causes of homelessness. (originally aired 9/24/19) Read More


  • October 15, 2019: Best of: Public authorities

    October 18, 2019

    Scott Fein, Partner and Co-chair of the Public Agency Regulatory Compliance Practice Group at Whiteman Osterman & Hanna and Vice Chair of the State Task Force on Implementation of the Public Authorities Reform Act, discussed the op-ed he co-wrote in Crain’s about control of the state’s public authorities. (originally aired 9/24/19) 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.

City  Station Time
Binghamton WSKG-89.3 FM Saturday, 9pm
Odessa WINO-89.9 FM Saturday, 9pm
Hornell WSQA-88.7 FM Saturday, 9pm
Oneonta WSQC-91.7 FM Saturday, 9pm
Elmira WSQE-91.1 FM Saturday, 9pm
Ithaca WSQG-90.9 FM Saturday, 9pm
Watkins Glen WSKG-90.5 FM Saturday, 9pm
Buffalo WBFO-88.7 FM Saturday, 6am
Olean WOLN-91.3 FM Saturday, 6am
Jamestown WUBJ-88.1 FM Saturday, 6am
Sharon, CT WHDD-91.9 FM Saturday, 12pm
Sharon, CT WHDD-1020 AM Saturday, 12pm
Annandale-on-Hudson WLHV-88.1 FM Saturday, 12pm
New York City WNYC-820 AM Sunday, 6am

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 5pm
Annandale-on-Hudson WLHV-88.1 FM 6pm
Binghamton WSKG-89.3 FM 9pm
Buffalo WBFO-88.7 FM 8pm
Clayton WRVH-89.3 FM 8pm
Cortland WSUC-90.5 FM 8pm
Elmira WSQE-91.1 FM 9pm
Fenner WMVQ-90.5 FM 8pm
Hamilton WRCU-90.1 FM 8pm
Hornell WSQA-88.7 FM 9pm
Ithaca WSQG-90.9 FM 9pm
Ithaca WRFI-88.1 FM 3pm
Jamestown WUBJ-88.1 FM 8pm
Odessa WINO-89.9 FM 9pm
Olean WOLN-91.3 FM 8pm
Oneonta WSQC-91.7 FM 9pm
Oswego WRVO-89.9 FM 8pm
Rochester WXXI-1370 AM 11pm
Sharon, CT WHDD-1020 AM/91.9 FM 6pm
Syracuse WRVD-90.3 FM 8pm
Utica WRVN-91.9 FM 8pm
Watertown WRVJ-91.7 FM 8pm
Watkins Glen WSKG-90.5 FM 9pm
Watkins Glen WRFI-91.9 FM 3pm

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