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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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  • April 20, 2015: Best-of The Capitol Pressroom

    April 20, 2015

    Best-of episode.  Empire Center President and founder E. J. McMahon says the bank settlement windfall allocations in the budget are a missed opportunity. Working Families Party NYS Director Bill Lipton and Bianca Tanis, the co-founder of New York State Allies for Public Education and a New Paltz parent, explain the growing opt-out movement for state […] Read More


  • ‘Capitol Pressroom Weekend’ for April 19, 2015

    April 19, 2015

     This week Fordham Law Professor Zephyr Teachout and NYPIRG’s Blair Horner gave us the skinny on the so-called LLC Loophole.   We heard from the Conservative Party Chairman Mike Long about why he’s calling for a stop to Start-Up NY.   Award-Winning Principal Carol Burris announced on our show that she will be retiring … and the […] Read More


  • April 17, 2014: Asm. Shelley Mayer, Charlie King, DA David Soares and Scott Heller, Buffalo schools

    April 17, 2015

    Coming up on the show, a mix of old and new: Assemblymember Shelley Mayer (D –  is appearing next Monday in Yonkers at an event called, “Why She Ran”—  and Susan Arbetter asks Shelley why she initially threw her hat into the ring. Can we end the AIDS epidemic?  We’ll hear from one activist, Charlie […] Read More


  • April 16, 2015: Business Council, Mike Long, Mark Dunlea, Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky

    April 16, 2015

    Yesterday, we heard the argument against LLC campaign contributions laws. Today, we hear the argument for the laws from Ken Pokalsky, the Vice President of Government Affairs for The Business Council of NYS. The Board of Elections is scheduled to discuss the issue today. In an unlikely alliance, the Conservative Party has joined progressive groups […] Read More


  • April 15, 2015: Blair Horner and Zephyr Teachout, invasive species, Dr. Don Levy, Larry Levy

    April 15, 2015

    Good government groups want the Board of Elections to close a limited liability companies (LLC) loophole that allows corporation to be treated as individuals in relation to campaign contributions. NYPIRG’s Legislative Director Blair Horner and Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham Law Professor who ran for the 2014 Democratic gubernatorial nomination, discuss how the loophole allows wealthy […] Read More


  • April 14, 2015: Walter Hang, Opt-out perspectives

    April 14, 2015

    Even though the Department of Health said New York should not proceed with fracking, Walter Hang of Toxics Targeting says the final SGEIS might have a long-term loophole. He’s calling on Governor Cuomo to require public participation before issuing a final impact study. Then, we bring you a few different voices on the opt-out movement. […] Read More


  • April 13, 2015: Best-of The Capitol Pressroom

    April 13, 2015

    Best-of Episode Tim Kremer of the New York State School Boards Association and Bob Lowry of the New York State Council of School Superintendents look at how the budget will affect school districts. (original air date April 1) U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand discusses her legislation to combat sexual assaults on college campuses. (Original air date: […] Read More


  • April 10, 2015: Sen. Brad Hoylman, conversion therapy bill, Robert Christmann

    April 10, 2015

    City & State reporter Ashley Hupfl shares this week’s Winners and Losers. Capital New York education reporter Jessica Bakeman and Times Union state editor Casey Seiler weigh in on the news of the week. Sen. Brad Hoylman (D – Manhattan) discusses his conversion therapy bill, which is an issue gaining more national attention as President […] Read More


  • April 9, 2015: E. J. McMahon, opt-out movement, Michael Shnayerson, Bill Samuels

    April 9, 2015

    Today, Empire Center President E. J. McMahon says the bank settlement windfall allocations in the budget are a missed opportunity. Working Families Party NYS Director Bill Lipton and Bianca Tanis, the Co founder of New York State Allies for Public Education and a New Paltz parent, explain the growing opt-out movement for state tests. An […] Read More


  • April 8, 2015: Asm. Moya, toxic toys, Bertha Lewis, Bruce Gyory

    April 8, 2015

    Asm. Francisco Moya (D – Jackson Heights) explores what the future of the DREAM Act will be this session. Could your kids’ toys be toxic? Bobbi Chase Wilding, the Deputy Director for Clean and Healthy New York, and Christopher Goeken, the Director of Public Policy and Government Relations for New York League of Conservation Voters, […] 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 

Station

Time

Albany 

WVCR (88.3 FM)

5 p.m.

Albany 

WHDD
(1020 AM and 91.9 FM)

Mon.-Fri 1 p.m. and noon Saturday

Binghamton

WSQX (91.5 FM)

4 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 

WLHV (88.1 FM) and WGHQ (920 AM)

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.

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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WCNY Oldies

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WCNY Jazz

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