The Capitol Pressroom

A WCNY Radio Production

  • Poozer Pop Culture: It's all Greek to Gounardes

    Nov. 28, 2022 - State Sen. Andrew Gounardes is well known for his ties to the Greek community, but did you know he once considered becoming a priest in the Greek Orthodox Church? On t... Nov 28, 2022

  • Businesses leery of proposed minimum wage hike

    Nov. 28, 2022 - It's been six years since state lawmakers approved a minimum wage hike in law and the issue is resurfacing again in Albany, but NFIB state Director Ashley Ranslow is u... Nov 28, 2022

  • Audit: Outdated unemployment system invited fraud

    Nov. 23, 2022 - State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli discusses New York's process of paying out unemployment claims during the pandemic, which was the subject of a recent audit by his offic... Nov 23, 2022

  • Thanksgiving dinner cost on the rise

    Nov. 23, 2022 - The New York Farm Bureau's Steve Ammerman discusses the rising price of a Thanksgiving meal in New York this year, which spiked more than in recent years, and explains... Nov 23, 2022

  • New York's (possible) nuclear future

    Nov. 23, 2022 - As New York plots a green energy future, with drastically reduced greenhouse gas emissions, Radiant Value Management energy analyst Isuru Senevirante makes the case fo... Nov 23, 2022

  • Grading the 2022 Siena polls

    Nov. 11, 2022 - Siena College Research Institute Director Dr. Don Levy discusses his organization's election forecasts compared to what voters actually did this year in New York and a... Nov 22, 2022

  • Finding a second life for solar panels

    Nov. 22, 2022 - Assembly Environmental Conservation Committee Chair Steve Englebright, a Long Island Democrat, discusses his bill designed to jump start the solar panel recycling indu... Nov 22, 2022

  • Addressing abuse and neglect before it happens

    Nov. 18, 2022 - Assembly Children and Families Committee Chair Andrew Hevesi, a Queens Democrat, highlights the need for more state primary prevention programs to prevent New York chi... Nov 18, 2022