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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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  • November 8, 2019: Mount Vernon Mayor-elect Shawyn Patterson-Howard

    November 8, 2019

    History was made on Tuesday night as Shawyn Patterson-Howard became the first black woman to be elected Mayor of Mount Vernon in Westchester County. We met the Mayor-elect and what she hopes to accomplish in leading one of New York’s biggest cities. Read More


  • November 8, 2019: Former Governor George Pataki

    November 8, 2019

    Twenty-five years ago, a first-term State Senator shocked the New York political world by beating Mario Cuomo in that year’s gubernatorial contest. Former Governor George Pataki joined guest hosts Jon Campbell and Joe Spector to discuss the campaign that led him to the Governor’s Mansion and his time in office. Read More


  • November 8, 2019: Special education funding issues

    November 8, 2019

    David Robinson, Healthcare reporter for the USA Today Network, updated us on the stories that he is following including the challenges facing New York’s preschool special education programs. Read More


  • November 8, 2019: Reporter Bernadette Hogan

    November 8, 2019

    We kicked things off today with a look back at the news of the week that was with Bernadette Hogan, statehouse reporter for the New York Post. Read More


  • November 7, 2019: Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley

    November 7, 2019

    Even though major Democratic campaign donor, George Soros, spent 800,000 dollars to flip the Monroe County District Attorney seat, Republican incumbent Sandra Doorley was reelected. Doorley joined Jon and Joe to discuss the results and what she plans to accomplish in her next term. Read More


  • November 7, 2019: Sen. Michael Gianaris

    November 7, 2019

    How do the 2019 results impact the state of the 2020 elections? We asked that of the chair of the Senate Democratic Campaign Committee and Deputy Senate Majority Leader Michael Gianaris (D-Queens). Read More


  • November 7, 2019: NY GOP Chair Nick Langworthy

    November 7, 2019

    While the GOP was with a loss in the Monroe County Executive race, New York State Republican Party Chairman Nick Langworthy saw Tuesday’s elections as the beginning of the party’s comeback in the state. We heard from the Chairman on his efforts to rebuild the Grand Old Party. Read More


  • November 7, 2019: Sen. Kevin Parker

    November 7, 2019

    Currently, New Yorkers serving time in the state’s correctional system do not have the right to vote. A new bill proposed by Sen. Kevin Parker (D-Brooklyn), aims to restore their suffrage. The Senator explained how the bill would work as well as his paying college athletes bill. Read More


  • November 6, 2019: Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro

    November 6, 2019

    Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro did not follow in the footsteps of his predecessor, Rob Astorino, as GOP gubernatorial nominee and secured another term in the County Executive’s office. The County Executive shared what he has coming up in this term and more. Read More


  • November 6, 2019: Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz

    November 6, 2019

    A lot of attention was directed towards the race for Erie County Executive which was seen as a bellwether for the upcoming 2020 elections. We heard from the reelected County Executive, Democrat Mark Poloncarz, on his priorities for his third term in office. 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.

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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
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