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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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  • January 23, 2018: School Aid Runs

    January 23, 2018

    We discussed the impact that this year’s school aid runs will have on school districts across the state with education funding experts: Dr. Rick Timbs, Executive Director of the Statewide School Finance Consortium; Bob Lowry, Deputy Director for Advocacy, Research and Communications at New York State Council of School Superintendents; and Tim Kremer, Executive Director of the New York State School Boards Association. Read More

  • January 23, 2018: Carol Burris

    January 23, 2018

    After the federal tax overhaul, the 529 college savings plan can be used to pay for K-12 education. Carol Burris, Executive Director of the Network for Public Education, explained how this can help fund religious and non-public schools. Read More

  • January 23, 2018: Andy Pallotta

    January 23, 2018

    We broke down the challenges that educators face when dealing with fiscal constraints and new education policies with Andy Pallotta, President of New York State United Teachers. Read More

  • January 22, 2018: Medicaid Activists

    January 22, 2018

    Medicaid activists will be in Albany today. We heard from Lara Kassel, Coalition Coordinator at Medicaid Matters NY, and Kevin Jobin-Davis, Executive Director of the Healthy Capital District Initiative, ahead of their advocacy efforts Read More

  • January 22, 2018: Blair Horner

    January 22, 2018

    Over the course of the next six months, there will be a series of corruption trials with ties to Albany. Today marks the beginning of the corruption trial of former Cuomo aide Joe Percoco. Blair Horner, Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Group, broke down the impacts this will have throughout Albany and on the Governor. Read More

  • January 22, 2018: Bea Grause

    January 22, 2018

    The Governor outlined his budget proposal last week that left many wanting more. Bea Grause, President of the Healthcare Association of New York State, explained how healthcare will be impacted by the budget proposals. Read More

  • January 22, 2018: Sen. John Flanagan

    January 22, 2018

    The State Legislature has returned to Albany with a 4.4 billion dollar budget deficit casting a large shadow over the legislative session. We were joined by Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (R-East Northport) who discussed his legislative agenda and the state budget deficit. Read More

  • January 21, 2018: Capitol Pressroom

    January 22, 2018

    Guests: Robert Mujica, New York State Budget Director Dan Clark, Politifact New York, reporter Jim Heaney, Investigative Post, founder, editor, executive director Heather Briscetti, Business Council of New York State, President & CEO Read More

  • January 19, 2018: Women’s March

    January 19, 2018

    Saturday marks the one year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Activists will be marking the anniversary with Women’s Marches throughout the country. We heard from Emily Marynczak and Castina Charles, co-organizers of the Albany Women’s March. Read More

  • January 19, 2018: #MeToo

    January 19, 2018

    The #MeToo movement has swept through every segment of our society and has shined a light on the pervasive nature of sexual harassment. We discussed the effects and the next steps of this national conversation with Alexis Grenell, activist and Co-Founder of Pythia Public Affairs, and Dr. Richard Mattson, Associate Professor of Psychology at Binghamton University. 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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