The Capitol Pressroom

A WCNY Radio Production

  • September 16, 2019: NYSID's Maureen O'Brien

    A new report from the Rockefeller Institute of Government, commissioned by NYSID, takes a look at the economic impact of the state’s Preferred Source Program, which NYSID facilitates.... Sep 16, 2019

  • September 16, 2019: Sen. Gustavo Rivera

    Today, the Joint Senate Task Force on Opioids, Addiction, and Overdose Prevention will hold a hearing on Staten Island. We previewed the hearing with the Chair of the Senate Health Co... Sep 16, 2019

  • September 16, 2019: Kat Sullivan

    The Joint Commission on Public Ethics seems to be ramping up their investigation into the actions of Kat Sullivan leading up to the passage of the Child Victims Act. Today, Kat Sulliv... Sep 16, 2019

  • September 13, 2019: Reporters

    We took a look back at the news of the week that was when Bill Mahoney of Politico NY and Dan Clark of the New York Law Journal. Sep 13, 2019

  • September 13, 2019: Ranked choice voting

    New York City will be launching ranked choice voting for citywide elections this November. We got a primer on the topic from the Executive Director of Common Cause NY, Susan Lerner. Sep 13, 2019

  • September 12, 2019: CLCPA Test

    The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act set the state’s ambitious clean energy goals into law. Now, the debate is being waged on whether the state should halt any new foss... Sep 12, 2019

  • September 12, 2019: Ending the 24 Hour Workday

    New legislation would end the 24-hour workday for home health aides. Asm. Harvey Epstein (D-Manhattan) explained how the legislation works along with home health aide Mary Lister. Sep 12, 2019