The Capitol Pressroom

A WCNY Radio Production

  • June 26, 2019: Susan Lerner

    After a sexual harassment investigation by the State’s Inspector General, the Executive Director of the NYS Committee on Open Government was fired. Susan Lerner, Executive Director of... Jun 26, 2019

  • June 26, 2019: Tesla in Buffalo Update

    We got an update on the latest issues impacting Tesla’s Gigafactory 2 in Buffalo from the Deputy Business Editor of The Buffalo News, David Robinson. Jun 26, 2019

  • June 26, 2019: Sen. Brad Hoylman

    Many of the major legislative accomplishments including the Child Victims Act and GENDA were sponsored by Sen. Brad Hoylman. The Manhattan Democrat and chair the Senate Judicary Commi... Jun 26, 2019

  • June 26, 2019: Larry Levy

    Larry Levy, Executive Dean at the National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra, shared his insights on the session and the Long Island 6. Jun 26, 2019

  • June 25, 2019: Speaker Carl Heastie

    With the session over, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx) is making a trip to Plattsburgh today. We caught up with the Speaker after a very productive legislative session. Jun 25, 2019

  • June 25, 2019: Geoff Berman

    Today is Primary Day in New York. One key race is the Democratic primary for Queens District Attorney. Will the establishment-backed Melinda Katz pull off the win over progressive can... Jun 25, 2019

  • June 25, 2019: Stories from Sullivan event preview

    The Rockefeller Institute of Government’s series on the opioid crisis, Stories from Sullivan, aims to shine a light on the challenges rural and small communities face in combatting th... Jun 25, 2019

  • June 24, 2019: Business Council look back

    The Business Council of New York State had some important legislative victories this session. Ken Pokalsky, Vice President of the Business Council of New York State, stopped by to tak... Jun 24, 2019