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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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  • March 27, 2017: Al O’Connor

    March 27, 2017

    There are two competing bills in the Legislature that would require police departments to tape record interrogations. One is the Governor’s bill; the other is the Assembly’s. Last week we spoke with the Innocence Project about both bills, but not all criminal justice reform advocates are giving the governor’s bill a thumbs up. Today we heard from Al O’Connor, a litigation counsel with the New York State Defenders Association. Read More


  • March 24, 2017: NY’s Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson

    March 24, 2017

    State Medicaid Director for New York Jason Helgerson weighed in on the AHCA and the Faso/Collins Medicaid amendment, which he said would be a disaster for the state. Read More


  • March 24, 2017: Sen. Brad Hoylman

    March 24, 2017

    Sen. Brad Hoylman (D – Manhattan) responded to Senate Health Committee Chair Kemp Hannon’s comments about releasing subpoenaed information from the accused pollutants in Hoosick Falls’ water contamination. Read More


  • March 24, 2017: Jon Lentz, Ken Lovett, Mike Gormley

    March 24, 2017

    Jon Lentz, an Albany reporter with City & State, on this week’s Winners and Losers. Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the NY Daily News and Mike Gormley, an Albany reporter for Newsday, on the indictments of Sen. Rob Ortt (R – North Tonawanda) and former Sen. George Maziarz. Read More


  • March 24, 2017: Rep. John Faso

    March 24, 2017

    Rep. John Faso (R, NY-19) joined “The Capitol Pressroom.” We discussed how the AHCA and the Collins-Faso Amendment will affect hospitals in upstate New York. Read More


  • March 23, 2017: Dr. Seymour P. Lachman

    March 23, 2017

    And we spoke with former State Senator Dr. Seymour P. Lachman about his new book Failed State: Dysfunction and Corruption in an American Statehouse. Read More


  • March 23, 2017: Bob Bellafiore and Steve Greenberg

    March 23, 2017

    Political analysts Bob Bellafiore and Steve Greenberg discussed the blurring lines between public and private conduct in politics. Read More


  • March 23, 2017: President Jim Malatras

    March 23, 2017

    We previewed a Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government forum on potential effects of repeal and replacement of the ACA, particularly on New York State. Jim Malatras, the President of the Rockefeller Institute, joined us. Read More


  • March 22, 2017: Hofstra University’s Larry Levy

    March 22, 2017

    And Hofstra University’s Executive Dean at the National Center for Suburban Studies Larry Levy analyzed the juxtaposition of Republican priorities on a state and national level. Read More


  • March 22, 2017: Human services organizations’ budget needs

    March 22, 2017

    We heard why non-profits and human service agencies held a bake sale at the Capitol to highlight budget needs. 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.

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Binghamton WSQX (91.5 FM) 3 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)
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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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