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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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  • July 17, 2018: Threats to New York’s Waterways

    July 17, 2018

    On this special edition of the Capitol Pressroom we look at threats to our state’s most valuable natural resource: Fresh Water. We outlined some of the most dangerous threats to our waterways including blue-green algae; microplastics and road salt with our panel of experts: Dr. Dan Kelting, Executive Director of the Adirondack Watershed Institute at Paul Smith’s College; Dr. Lisa Cleckner, Director of the Finger Lakes Institute at Hobart & William Smith Colleges; Joan Leary Matthews, Director of the Urban Water Management, Water Initiatives, Healthy People & Thriving Communities Program of the Natural Resources Defense Council Read More

  • July 16, 2018: Sen. John DeFrancisco

    July 16, 2018

    We took a look back at the two and a half decade long public service career of Deputy Senate Majority Leader John DeFrancisco. Read More

  • July 15, 2018: Capitol Presroom

    July 15, 2018

    Guests: Craig Apple, Albany County Sheriff Sarah Rogerson, Associate Professor of Law at Albany Law School and Director of the Immigration Law Clinic New York City Public Advocate Tish James (D), candidate for Attorney General Joseph Campbell, President and co-founder of Gas Free Seneca Bradd Vickers, President of the Chenango County Farm Bureau Andy Lagoe, owner of Gilligan’s Ice Cream Read More

  • July 13, 2018: Alcoholic Ice Cream

    July 13, 2018

    A new law allows New York business to develop and sell ice cream with alcohol in it. Bradd Vickers, President of the Chenango County Farm Bureau, and Andrew Lagoe, co-owner of Gilligan’s in Sherburne, discussed how this will improve their businesses. Read More

  • July 13, 2018: Joseph Campbell on DEC’s rejection of the Crestwood Natural Gas storage plans

    July 13, 2018

    The Department of Environmental Conservation announced that they are rejecting the Crestwood natural gas project in the Finger Lakes. Joseph Campbell, President and Co-Founder of Gas Free Seneca, explained the impact that this will have on the Finger Lakes. Read More

  • July 13, 2018: New York City Public Advocate Tish James

    July 13, 2018

    New York City Public Advocate Tish James (D) discussed the verdict in the Buffalo Billion trial and outline some of her policy proposals as she vies for the Democratic nomination for Attorney General. Read More

  • July 13, 2018: Adirondack’s John Sheehan on Adirondack Park management plans

    July 13, 2018

    John Sheehan, Director of Communications at the Adirondack Council, broke down the group’s opposition to the state’s recently proposed management plans for public lands in the High Peaks region of the Adirondacks. Read More

  • July 13, 2018: Winners and Losers and New York Law Journal’s Dan Clark

    July 13, 2018

    Who made this week’s Winners and Losers list? We found out when Jeff Coltin, staff reporter at City and State, reveals the list. Then, we broke down the news of the week that was with Dan Clark, reporter for the New York Law Journal. Read More

  • July 12, 2018: Chris Neitzey on the “summer slide”

    July 12, 2018

    Today, education advocates are marking National Summer Learning Day to raise awareness of the two months of learning students can lose over the summer months. Chris Neitzey, Policy Director at the New York State Network for Youth Success, joined the show to discuss the “summer slide” and ways to combat it. Read More

  • July 12, 2018: Investigative Post’s Jim Heaney on public housing discrimination in Buffalo

    July 12, 2018

    We outlined the latest story on public housing discrimination in Buffalo with Jim Heaney, Editor and Executive Director of Investigative Post. 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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