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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.

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  • October 20, 2017: A.J. Ali

    October 20, 2017

    The new documentary Walking While Black: L.O.V.E. is the Answer looks at police relations with the black community and how they can be improved. The film’s director, A.J. Ali, shared his story and how it led to the creation of this documentary. Read More


  • October 20, 2017: Judge Andra Ackerman

    October 20, 2017

    A Cohoes, NY judge has set up a program that helps teenagers that have aged out of family court and are teetering between incarceration and a life outside of the justice system. Cohoes City Court Judge Andra Ackerman joined Susan to discuss the program and the work that they do. Read More


  • October 20, 2017: Dan Clark

    October 20, 2017

    The Buffalo News and Politifact NY’s Dan Clark is back with his Truth-O-Meter. Did any statements receive a pants on fire rating? Read More


  • October 20, 2017: Winners and Losers and Keshia Clukey

    October 20, 2017

    Who are the Winners and Losers of the week? Jeff Coltin, Staff Writer at City & State, crowned them all. Then, Politico NY reporter Keshia Clukey, broke down all of the education news from the past week. Read More


  • October 19, 2017: Immigration experts

    October 20, 2017

    Is President Trump’s rhetoric around immigration new or have we heard something like it in the past? We broke it down with two experts: Carl Bon Tempo, Associate Professor at UAlbany, and Shannon Gleeson, Professor at Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. (originally aired 8/10/17) Read More


  • October 19, 2017: Bruce Miroff

    October 20, 2017

    The populist candidate Roy Moore won an upset primary victory in Alabama over incumbent Senator Luther Strange last week. Bruce Miroff, UAlbany Professor of Political Science and Collins Fellow, explained the attraction behind electing populist candidates. (originally aired 10/2/17) Read More


  • October 19, 2017: Geoffrey Supran

    October 19, 2017

    A recent peer-reviewed, Harvard study shows that, in the past 40 years, over 80% of Exxon’s internal research and memos acknowledged that climate change is real and caused by humans, but far fewer of its external communications did. One of the study’s co-authors, Geoffrey Supran, analyzed the study’s findings with Susan. (originally aired 9/22) Read More


  • October 18, 2017: Larry Levy

    October 18, 2017

    Larry Levy, Executive Dean at the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra, joined us. Read More


  • October 18, 2017: Matt Hurlbutt and Thomas Kucharski

    October 18, 2017

    Leaders in Buffalo and Rochester are pushing to have Amazon build their new headquarters in the area to boost the Upstate economy. Thomas Kucharski, President and CEO of Invest Buffalo Niagara, and Matt Hurlbutt, Interim President and CEO of the Greater Rochester Enterprise, explained the efforts. Read More


  • October 18, 2017: Asm. Helene Weinstein

    October 18, 2017

    The powerful Assembly Ways and Means Committee has a new Chairperson. Assemblymember Helene Weinstein (D-Brooklyn) discussed how she is settling into the new role and her goals for the committee in the upcoming legislative session. 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.
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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