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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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  • June 22, 2018: Ken Lovett and Yancey Roy

    June 22, 2018

    We broke down the news of the week that was with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief with the New York Daily News, and Yancey Roy, Albany Bureau Chief for Newsday. Read More


  • June 22, 2018: Winners and Losers

    June 22, 2018

    Who are the Winners and Losers of the week? Jeff Coltin, Staff Reporter at City and State, shared who made the list. Read More


  • June 22, 2018: Leecia Eve

    June 22, 2018

    We met Leecia Eve, member of the Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and former aide for Gov. Cuomo and Sec. Clinton, who is one of the four Democrats running for the Attorney General nomination. Read More


  • June 22, 2018: Albany County District Attorney David Soares

    June 22, 2018

    A bill passed by the legislature would create a prosecutorial misconduct commission which has left the District Attorneys Association of the State of New York upset. Albany County District Attorney David Soares (D), President-elect of DAASNY, explained why the association is opposed to this bill that now heads to the Governor’s desk. Read More


  • June 22, 2018: Speaker Carl Heastie

    June 22, 2018

    We discussed the key issues that were done and those that were left on the negotiating room floor with Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx) Read More


  • June 21, 2018: Chris Alexander

    June 21, 2018

    This week, the state’s Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said he will recommend that New York legalize recreational marijuana in a new report. Chris Alexander, Policy Coordinator at the Drug Policy Alliance, shared how this will impact New York. Read More


  • June 21, 2018: Bob Bellafiore and Steve Greenberg

    June 21, 2018

    The dynamic duo returned! We broke down all that got done and what was left on the negotiating table with political analysts Bob Bellafiore of Stanhope Partners and Steve Greenberg of Greenberg Public Relations. Read More


  • June 21, 2018: Jeff Wice

    June 21, 2018

    This week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in an important gerrymandering case, Gil v. Whitford. Jeff Wice, Fellow at the Rockefeller Institute of Government, explained what the case means for New York and congressional representation. Read More


  • June 21, 2018: Sens. Brad Hoylman and Liz Krueger

    June 21, 2018

    What issues were handled during the legislative session and what will wait until January? We took a look back at the session from the lens of the Senate Democratic conference with Sen. Liz Krueger (D-Manhattan) and Sen. Brad Hoylman (D-Manhattan). Read More


  • June 20, 2018: Bruce Gyory

    June 20, 2018

    In less than a week, New Yorkers in key congressional districts will head to the polls to select their nominees. Bruce Gyory, senior strategist at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips and adjunct professor of political science at UAlbany, shared his insights into how New York factors into the fight for control of Congress. 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.
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
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 (89.0 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 (99.9 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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