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  • 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

  • October 18, 2017: Joseph Belluck

    October 18, 2017

    The SUNY Charter Schools Institute recently approved new rules on teacher certifications. Joseph Belluck, SUNY Trustee and Chair of the Charter School Committee, weighed in on the new certification standards. Read More

  • October 17, 2017: Toni Lasicki

    October 17, 2017

    “Bring It Home”, a new coalition of mental health advocates and supportive housing supporters is calling for adequate funding of community-based mental health housing. Toni Lasicki, Executive Director of the Association for Community Living of New York State, joined Susan to explain the coalition’s efforts. Read More

  • October 17, 2017: Art Chang

    October 17, 2017

    Art Chang, a member of the Sanctuary State Project, broke down the data that says that a Con Con would favor Democratic and progressive interests ahead of the Con Con vote on November 7th. Read More

  • October 17, 2017: Sen. Brad Hoylman

    October 17, 2017

    Senator Brad Hoylman (D-Manhattan) has proposed two pieces of legislation aimed at increasing transparency in the State’s campaign finance laws. The Senator discussed the legislation with Susan. Read More

  • October 17, 2017: Asm. Michael Kearns and Sen. Pat Gallivan

    October 17, 2017

    Advocates are still working to halt the merger of the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center and the Buffalo Psychiatric Center. Assemblymember Michael Kearns (D-South Buffalo) and Senator Patrick Gallivan (R-Elma) updated us on the latest efforts. Read More

  • October 16, 2017: Dr. Michael Cain

    October 16, 2017

    Michael E. Cain, MD, vice president for health sciences at the University at Buffalo and dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences shared the plans behind the University at Buffalo medical school’s move to downtown and its potential to improve healthcare in the city. Read More

  • October 16, 2017: Christopher Bopst

    October 16, 2017

    With Election Day inching closer, the Rockefeller Institute of Government released its “Citizens’ Guide to the Constitutional Convention”. Christopher Bopst, Chief Legal and Financial Officer at Sam-Son Logistics, shared the ABC’s of a Convention just in case you’re still undecided. 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 (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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