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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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  • December 14, 2017: Larry Levy

    December 14, 2017

    Doug Jones is the first Democrat to be elected to the Senate from Alabama in over a quarter century. Larry Levy, Executive Dean at the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra, analyzed the results from Tuesday’s special election. Read More


  • December 14, 2017: Asm. Clyde Vanel

    December 14, 2017

    The value of the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has skyrocketed over recent weeks. Asm. Clyde Vanel (D-Queens) explained the legislation that he has proposed to regulate the new form of currency. Read More


  • December 14, 2017: Sen. George Latimer

    December 14, 2017

    Senator George Latimer (D) is transitioning into his new role as Westchester County Executive. He discussed his goals for Westchester County and his leadership style. Read More


  • December 14, 2017: Comptroller Tom DiNapoli

    December 14, 2017

    Comptroller Tom DiNapoli stopped by the studio to analyze the latest numbers on the state debt and much more. Read More


  • December 13, 2017: Sens. Pamela Helming and Tom O’Mara

    December 13, 2017

    After the recent flooding around Lake Ontario, two lawmakers say Plan 2014 is partly to blame. We discussed this and their recent hearing on Plan 2014 with Senator Pamela Helming (R-Canandaigua) and Senator Tom O’Mara (R-Big Flats). Read More


  • December 13, 2017: Meningitis Awareness

    December 13, 2017

    Kimberly Coffey was a healthy high school senior getting ready for prom when she contracted the Meningitis B virus and died in a matter of days. Her mother, Patti Wukovits, created the Kimberly Coffey Foundation to raise awareness of the Meningitis virus. Patti joined Susan to discuss the particular strain that her daughter contracted. Read More


  • December 13, 2017: Mayor-elect Ben Walsh

    December 13, 2017

    Come January, the city of Syracuse will have a new Mayor. Ben Walsh, Mayor-elect of Syracuse, joined Susan to discuss his vision for the city and to look back at a campaign that sent the first non-Democrat or Republican to City Hall in over 100 years. Read More


  • December 13, 2017: Andy Zepp

    December 12, 2017

    Andy Zepp, Executive Director of the Finger Lakes Land Trust, explained his organization’s efforts to stop the damage that toxic algae has had on the Finger Lakes region. Read More


  • December 12, 2017: Mayor Kathy Sheehan and Mayor Rich David

    December 12, 2017

    We heard from Mayor Kathy Sheehan (D-Albany) and Mayor Richard David (R-Binghamton) on the tax overhaul plan and how it will affect their cities. Read More


  • December 12, 2017: Tim Wu

    December 12, 2017

    What is net neutrality and how will the internet be impacted if it is taken away? Tim Wu, Author and Professor at Columbia University broke it down for us. 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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