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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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  • April 21, 2017: Preview of Earth Day

    April 21, 2017

    In advance of Earth Day, Susan Arbetter spoke with Capt. David Borton, PhD, Sustainable Energy Systems, Inc. and a member of the Union of Concerned Scientists, on a letter the group sent to AG Schneiderman supporting his investigation into whether ExxonMobil misled policymakers, investors and the public on climate change. Walter Hang of Toxics Targeting and Blair Horner of NYPIRG discussed dangers to water quality from oils spills that have not been cleaned up around the state. Read More


  • April 21, 2017: AARP’s Laura Ehrich

    April 21, 2017

    And Laura Ehrich, Associate State Director, Engagement at AARP New York, explained AARP’s “Fraud Watch Network” shredding events around the state. Read More


  • April 21, 2017: Ashley Hupfl, Rick Karlin, Marie French

    April 21, 2017

    Ashley Hupfl, an Albany Reporter for City & State, shared this week’s Winners and Losers. Rick Karlin, a State Capitol Reporter for the Times Union, and Marie French, an energy and environment reporter for Politico New York, weighed in on the news of the week. Read More


  • April 20, 2017: Assemblymember Nily Rozic

    April 20, 2017

    Assemblymember Nily Rozic (D – Fresh Meadows) introduced legislation that would create a Department of Health program to make up for any potential federal funding cuts to Planned Parenthood or other family planning services. Read More


  • April 20, 2017: Ted Potrikus

    April 20, 2017

    Ted Potrikus, President and CEO of the Retail Council of New York State, shared the council’s take on the State budget. Read More


  • April 20, 2017: Bob Bellafiore and Steve Greenberg

    April 20, 2017

    And political analysts Bob Bellafiore of Stanhope Partners and Steve Greenberg of Greenberg PR weighed in on Melissa DeRosa’s promotion to Secretary to the Governor. DeRosa will be the first woman to hold the post. Read More


  • April 20, 2017: Jim Heaney

    April 20, 2017

    We discussed the Buffalo mayoral race with Jim Heaney, Founder, Editor and Executive Director of Investigative Post. Read More


  • April 19, 2017: Tim Kremer; Michael Borges

    April 19, 2017

    We looked at school aid for the next year with Tim Kremer, executive director of the New York State School Boards Association, and then Michael Borges, executive director of the New York State Association of School Business Officials. Read More


  • April 19, 2017: Joaquin Sapien of ProPublica

    April 19, 2017

    Joaquin Sapien of ProPublica on his article “Federal Judge Sees New York State Conspiracy to Thwart Care for Mentally Ill.” Read More


  • April 19, 2017: Hudson River Sloop Clearwater

    April 19, 2017

    Today environmental advocates and community leaders are taking a stand for clean water protection, which will be highlighted by the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater’s voyage to Washington DC with a “cargo of concern” in June. “The Capitol Pressroom” hosted Joe Martens, a former NYSDEC Commissioner who is now a Senior Fellow at the Open Space Institute, and Manna Joe Greene, the Environmental Action Director at Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc. 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:

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Albany  WVCR (88.3 FM) 5 p.m.
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)
Mon.-Fri 1 p.m. and noon Saturday
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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