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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 28, 2017: Ben Walsh

    April 28, 2017

    Because of term limits, Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is not eligible for re-election this fall, which leaves an open field. Today met candidate Ben Walsh, a Syracuse native with an economic development and city planning background. Read More

  • April 28, 2017: Bruce Gyory

    April 28, 2017

    Manatt’s Bruce Gyory looked at whether the Georgia special election and runoff for an open seat in the House of Representatives sheds light on the future of national politics. Read More

  • April 28, 2017: Matilda Cuomo

    April 28, 2017

    Mrs. Matilda Cuomo, the wife of the late Governor Mario Cuomo and mother to Governor Andrew Cuomo, shared how the state’s mentoring program can provide a lifeline for students and school districts Read More

  • April 27, 2017: Empire State Development’s Howard Zemsky

    April 27, 2017

    Howard Zemsky, President & CEO of Empire State Development and Commissioner of the New York State Department of Economic Development, explained barriers to economic development in certain areas of Upstate NY, and responded to critiques of state programs like Start-Up NY. Read More

  • April 27, 2017: Len Burman

    April 27, 2017

    Analysis of Pres. Trump’s tax plan from Len Burman, Paul Volcker Professor and a Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University, and senior research associate at Syracuse University’s Center for Policy Research. He is the co-founder of the Tax Policy Center, and an Institute Fellow at the Urban Institute. Read More

  • April 27, 2017: Rep. John Faso

    April 27, 2017

    The Trump administration released the outline of what it calls the biggest tax reform plan in US history. We heard reaction from Rep. John Faso, (R-19, Kinderhook, NY). Read More

  • April 26, 2017: Prof. Dirck Roosevelt; Constitutional Convention

    April 26, 2017

    Dirck Roosevelt, a Visiting Associate Professor at Columbia Teachers College, discussed how teachers’ education could be affected by tighter budgets under Pres. Trump. Robert Bullock, the Senior Advisor for External Affairs at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, and Henrik Dullea, PhD, Vice President for University Relations Emeritus at Cornell University, previewed the Rockefeller Institute’s “De-Mystifying the 2017 Constitutional Convention Ballot Proposal,” which will be held at Onondaga Community College on April 27th. Read More

  • April 26, 2017: Sen. Brad Hoylman

    April 26, 2017

    Along with Sen. Liz Krueger, Sen. Brad Hoylman (D – Manhattan) is proposing legislation that would force SUNY and CUNY to divest from fossil fuel companies. He joined Susan to discuss the proposal and the latest on Hoosick Falls. Read More

  • April 26, 2017: Sen. John DeFrancisco

    April 26, 2017

    Sen. John DeFrancisco (R – Syracuse), the Deputy Senate Majority Leader, joined Susan to discuss procurement reform and his priorities for the second half of session. Read More

  • April 25, 2017: Clean Energy Advocacy Day

    April 25, 2017

    Anne Reynolds, executive director of the Alliance for Clean Energy New York, and Seth Kaplan, the Senior Manager of Regional Government Affairs for EDP Renewables, previewed Clean Energy Advocacy Day at the Capitol. 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) 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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