The Capitol Pressroom

  • The Democratic establishment's big night

    June 29, 2022 - We analyze the Democratic primaries for statewide offices and consider what comes next with Neal Kwatra, founder of Metropolitan Public Strategies. Jun 29, 2022

  • Civil rights advocates push 'Equality Amendment'

    June 29, 2022 - New York Civil Liberties Union Assistant Director for Policy Katharine Bodde explains why the "Equality Amendment" is the right way to codify abortion protections in t... Jun 28, 2022

  • Meeting New York's mental health demands

    June 29, 2022 - Assemblymember Harry Bronson, a Rochester-area Democrat, joins the show to discuss his new law expanding the scope of practice for thousands of health care professiona... Jun 28, 2022

  • Adding consumer protections for toll payers

    June 28, 2022 - Assemblyman Tom Abinanti, a Westchester County Democrat, makes the case for legislation designed to help drivers navigate the state's cashless tolling system, with a s... Jun 28, 2022

  • The man behind New York's defunct gun control law

    June 28, 2022 - Politico New York editor Terry Golway provides the backstory on Tim Sullivan the long-deceased Democratic politician who authored the 1911 gun control law in New York ... Jun 28, 2022

  • Planning to end food insecurity in New York

    June 28, 2022 - Hunger Free America CEO Joel Berg offers a four-year plan for the state to implement to dramatically address food insecurity in New York, including increased investmen... Jun 28, 2022

  • Providing lifelines for sex trafficking victims

    June 23, 2022 - Assemblymember Amy Paulin, a Westchester County Democrat, walks us through her package of bills designed to help people escape sex trafficking and weighs in on the mer... Jun 23, 2022

  • Vetting New York's new government watchdog

    June 22, 2022 - This summer marks the end of the Joint Commission on Public Ethics and the launch of its replacement, the Commission on Lobbying and Ethics in Government. But before t... Jun 22, 2022