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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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  • Oct. 22, 2014: Preet Bharara, Steve Greenberg, Corey Stoughton, Bruce Gyory

    October 22, 2014

    U. S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, shares his thoughts on corruption in New York. Steve Greenberg has the latest Siena Poll numbers. The State reached a settlement in the indigent defense class action lawsuit. The NYCLU’s senior staff attorney Corey Stoughton and the New York State Defenders Association’s Jonathan […] Read More

  • Oct. 21, 2014: Buffalo Jills, Asm. McLaughlin, Chris Smith, Regent James Dawson

    October 21, 2014

    Buffalo News columnist Denise Jewell Gee and City & State columnist Alexis Grenell explain the Buffalo Jills controversy over equal pay. Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin is a strong critic of Gov. Cuomo’s book tour. He shares why. New York Magazine Contributing Editor Chris Smith discusses his recent article, “Andrew Cuomo and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, […] Read More

  • Oct 20, 2014: Tom Marcelle, Sean Casey, Justin Wagner, Senator Kemp Hannon, Elise Stefanik

    October 20, 2014

    Albany County Attorney Tom Marcelle and Eric Mower’s Sean Casey discuss Gov. Cuomo’s Court of Appeals pick, Justice Leslie E. Stein. Senate candidate Justin Wagner (D) explains his campaign in the lower Hudson Valley. Senate Health Committee Chair Kemp Hannon weighs in on crisis prevention plans in NY for Ebola. 21st Congressional District candidate Elise […] Read More

  • Capitol Pressroom Weekend for Oct. 19, 2014

    October 19, 2014

    Fordham Law Professor Zephyr Teachout discusses her new book ‘Corruption in America.’ Sen. Terry Gipson (D – Duchess) weighs in on his reelection campaign in the Hudson Valley. NYPIRG’s Bill Mahoney breaks down campaign contributions in the Attorney General and Comptroller races. Hofstra’s Executive Dean for the National Center of Suburban Studies Larry Levy provides […] Read More

  • Oct. 17, 2014: Ashley Hupfl, Chief Ken Lovett, Nick Reisman, Tom DiNapoli, Deborah Glick

    October 17, 2014

    City & State Reporter Ashley Hupfl shares this week’s Winners and Losers. NY Daily News Albany Bureau Chief Ken Lovett and Time Warner Cable News reporter Nick Reisman provide analysis on the news of the week. Comptroller Tom DiNapoli weighs in on his reelection campaign. With the nomination deadline today, Assemblymember Deborah Glick is calling […] Read More

  • Oct. 16 2014: Mayor Stephanie Miner, Rob Astorino, Bill Mahoney, Pres. James Tallon

    October 16, 2014

    Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner weighs in on the election season, and how, under budget constraints, she is preparing Syracuse for a harsh winter. At 9 p.m. on Friday, WCNY will host a half-hour Insight featuring a conversation between Susan Arbetter and Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino. We preview the show. NYPIRG’s Bill Mahoney has the […] Read More

  • Oct. 15, 2014: Zephyr Teachout, Sen. Gipson, Bob Lowry, Larry Levy

    October 15, 2014

    Fordham Law Professor Zephyr Teachout discusses her new book ‘Corruption in America.’ Sen. Terry Gipson (D – Duchess) weighs in on his reelection campaign in the Hudson Valley. New York State Council of School Superintendents’ Bob Lowry shares results from a survey about support for the Common Core among superintendents. Will Gov. Cuomo’s so-called “enthusiasm […] Read More

  • Oct. 14, 2014: Kate Sinding, Matt Funiciello, Asm. Brindisi, League of Women Voters

    October 14, 2014

    Kate Sinding, senior attorney and deputy director for the Natural Resources Defense Council, shares the results from a new NRDC poll showing 79% of New Yorkers favor a moratorium on hydrofracking. Matt Funiciello, Green Party Candidate for the 21st Congressional District, weighs in on the minimum wage, the Affordable Care Act, and energy issues. Asm. […] Read More

  • Oct. 13, 2014: Aaron Woolf, Tracey Brooks, Chancellor Merryl Tisch, Morgan Pehme

    October 13, 2014

    Aaron Woolf, Democratic Candidate for the 21st Congressional District, discusses his business background and his plans for the North Country. Tracey Brooks, the CEO of Family Planning Advocates of NYS, explains what she says are false smear campaigns against the Women’s Equality Act. Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch weighs in on education issues like the Smart […] Read More

  • ‘Capitol Pressroom Weekend’ for Oct. 12, 2014

    October 12, 2014

    State Senator John DeFrancisco (R-Syracuse), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and a member of the Public Authorities Control Board. Sue Serino is the Republican nominee for the 41st State Senate District in the Hudson Valley. Peter Iwanowicz, Executive Director of Environmental Advocates of New York explains the decision to bestow the group’s annual “Oil […] 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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