capitol connection http://wamc.org en Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary http://wamc.org/post/dr-alan-chartocks-morning-commentary-86 <p><strong>On this week’s Capitol Connection program our Alan Chartock speaks with Albany Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain about the relationship between the legislature and the governor as we enter a new year and a new session…</strong></p><p><strong>Albany Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain with our Alan Chartock on this week’s Capitol Connection … which you can hear tomorrow at 3 or Friday Night at 10:30.</strong></p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 11:51:34 +0000 Alan Chartock 80999 at http://wamc.org Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary New York State Comptroller Witnesses Political Violence During Overseas Trip http://wamc.org/post/new-york-state-comptroller-witnesses-political-violence-during-overseas-trip <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A top state official in New York recently witnessed political violence firsthand during a recent trip to Bangladesh.&nbsp; State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli told WAMC’s Capitol Connection program this week that there was a fire bombing just outside of his hotel as he and religious and labor leaders were in the country to look at working conditions at&nbsp;garment factories after deadly fires and building failures.</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:10:00 +0000 80201 at http://wamc.org New York State Comptroller Witnesses Political Violence During Overseas Trip Alan Chartock in conversation with Jonathan Soros http://wamc.org/post/alan-chartock-conversation-jonathan-soros <p></p><p>Host Alan Chartock is joined by Jonathan Soros,&nbsp; co-Founder of Friends of Democracy, a super PAC pushing for public financing of campaigns in New York State.</p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:01:22 +0000 David Guistina 62556 at http://wamc.org The Capitol Connection #1302 http://wamc.org/post/capitol-connection-1302 <p>Host Alan Chartock is joined by Albany Times Union political reporter Jimmy Vielkind. They spend the program analyzing Governor Cuomo's State of the State Address this week in Albany.</p><p></p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 55546 at http://wamc.org Capitol Connection web extra with AG Schneiderman http://wamc.org/post/capitol-connection-web-extra-ag-schneiderman <p></p><p>In this Capitol Connection web extra, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman looks back on another year in office. The full interview with WAMC's Alan Chartock airs Friday night at 10:30 and Saturday at 1.</p><p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 20:20:48 +0000 Alan Chartock 54301 at http://wamc.org Capitol Connection web extra with AG Schneiderman The Capitol Connection #1250 http://wamc.org/post/capitol-connection-1250 <p></p><p>Host Alan Chartock is joined by Dr. Nirav Shah, the New York State Commissioner of Health. They discuss the obesity epidemic, the implementation of health care exchanges, hydrofracking’s potential health impacts, and flu shots.</p><p> Sat, 15 Dec 2012 03:30:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 53784 at http://wamc.org The Capitol Connection #1250 The Capitol Connection #1249 http://wamc.org/post/capitol-connection-1249 <p></p><p>Host Alan Chartock is joined by Democratic New York State Senator Liz Krueger. They discuss the new power-sharing coalition in the Senate, the chances of raising the minimum wage, and Sandy relief.</p><p> Sat, 08 Dec 2012 03:30:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 53436 at http://wamc.org The Capitol Connection #1249 The Capitol Connection #1248 http://wamc.org/post/capitol-connection-1248 <p></p><p></p><p>Host Alan Chartock is joined by Brian Kolb, Minority Leader of the New York State Assembly. They discuss the results of the elections, the future of redistricting, hydrofracking, jobs and the economy, and the proposed Constitutional Convention for 2017.</p><p> Sat, 01 Dec 2012 03:30:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 52986 at http://wamc.org The Capitol Connection #1248 The Capitol Connection #1247 http://wamc.org/post/capitol-connection-1247 <p></p><p>Guest host David Guistina is joined by Jimmy Vielkind, who covers New York State government for the Albany Times Union and its Capitol Confidential blog. They discuss the state Senate power struggle, Governor Cuomo’s 2016 plans, and Hurricane Sandy cleanup.</p><p> Sat, 24 Nov 2012 03:30:00 +0000 David Guistina 52507 at http://wamc.org The Capitol Connection #1247 The Capitol Connection #1246 http://wamc.org/post/capitol-connection-1246 <p>Guest host David Guistina is joined by Bill Mahoney, Legislative Operations and Research Coordinator for the New York Public Interest Research Group. They discuss incumbents’ success in the elections, the future of gerrymandering, and whether the Legislature should become full-time.</p> Sat, 17 Nov 2012 03:30:00 +0000 David Guistina 51996 at http://wamc.org The Capitol Connection #1246