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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.

Show Archive

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  • August 16, 2019: Times Union’s Dave Lombardo

    August 16, 2019

    We discussed the news of the week that was with Dave Lombardo, Statehouse reporter for the Times Union and host of the Capitol Confidential podcast. Read More


  • August 16, 2019: Winners and Losers

    August 16, 2019

    Who made this week’s Winners and Losers list? Zach Williams, reporter at City and State, shared who made the list. Read More


  • August 16, 2019: Endangered Species Act

    August 16, 2019

    The Trump administration is making moves that could impact ecosystems across the country with changes to the Endangered Species Act. Rebecca Riley, Legal Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Nature Program, explained its impacts. Read More


  • August 16, 2019: Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia

    August 16, 2019

    At last month’s Board of Regents meeting, Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia surprised attendees by announcing that she will be leaving the position at the end of August. Today, the Commissioner stopped by for a look back at her tenure and more. Read More


  • August 15, 2019: Apportionment issues

    August 15, 2019

    Jeff Wice, Senior Advisor at NY Counts 2020 and Fellow at University at Buffalo School of Law, updated us on the latest attempts by the Trump administration to count only citizens in reapportionment of congressional seats Read More


  • August 15, 2019: Methane and Shale Gas Report

    August 15, 2019

    Robert Howarth, David R. Atkinson Professor of Ecology and Environmental Biology in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Cornell University, shared the findings of his latest report on shale gas and methane emissions. Read More


  • August 15, 2019: American Wind Week

    August 15, 2019

    This week is the third annual American Wind Week. Anne Reynolds, Executive Director of the Alliance for Clean Energy New York, stopped by to discuss how New York is fairing in the wind energy arena. Read More


  • August 15, 2019: Sen. Neil Breslin

    August 15, 2019

    Even though the New York Legislature is out of session until January, legislators are still writing bills and pushing their causes throughout the state and their home districts. We caught up with the chair of the Senate Insurance Committee, Sen. Neil Breslin (D-Albany). Read More


  • August 14, 2019: Bruce Gyory

    August 14, 2019

    Bruce Gyory, Senior Strategist at Manatt, Phelps, & Phillips and Adjunct Professor of Political Science at UAlbany, shared his insights into the political impacts of the Trump administration’s latest immigration actions. Read More


  • August 14, 2019: Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro

    August 14, 2019

    In the aftermath of many horrific mass shooting events, we learn that the perpetrator had underlying issues which could include untreated mental health issues. Marc Molinaro, Dutchess County Executive and 2018 Republican gubernatorial nominee, discussed how Dutchess County is working to address these pressing issues. 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
Albany WHDD-AM (1020AM) Saturdays at noon
Kingston WLHV-FM (88.1) Saturdays at noon
New York City (WNYC-820 AM) Sundays at 6 a.m.
Ossining (WQXW 90.3) Sundays at 6 a.m.

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.
Fenner WMVQ (90.5 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
New York City WNYC (820AM) Sunday 6 a.m.
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 (89.9 FM) 8 p.m.
Rochester WXXI (1370 AM) 11 p.m.
Rome WRVO Translator (92.3 FM) 8 p.m.
Sharon, CT WHDD
(1020 AM and 91.9 FM)
Mon.-Fri 1 p.m. and noon Saturday
Syracuse  WRVD (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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