The Capitol Connection

Thursdays, 3:00 pm, Saturdays at 5:30 am

Maybe you voted for them and maybe you didn't, but either way, what they do and how they think affects you. You can keep yourself abreast of political developments and gain a little insight into how New York State's politicians think when you listen in as political scientist Dr. Alan Chartock holds conversations with... New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver ...Governor Andrew Cuomo....Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos...Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb.... members from the Assembly and Senate, and others... each week on The Capitol Connection.

Provocative topics, tough questions, spontaneity, and a casual low-key format make The Capitol Connection one of WAMC's most listened-to offerings. Tune in Fridays at 10:30 pm on WAMC/Northeast Public Radio, a repeat broadcast on Saturdays at 1pm. The program is also carried on stations across New York State. Check your local listings for the time and frequency. 

Ian Pickus produces this program. You may reach him at 800.323.9262 ext. 157. 
CDs of the program are available by calling: 800.323.9262

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WAMC News
12:14 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

The Capitol Connection #1416

WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Casey Seiler, State Editor and Capital Bureau Chief for the Albany Times Union.

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WAMC News
2:30 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

The Capitol Connection #1415

WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Comptroller Thomas Dinapoli.

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WAMC News
10:42 am
Thu April 3, 2014

The Capitol Connection #1414

WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Blair Horner, Legislative Director for the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)

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WAMC News
2:55 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

The Capitol Connection #1413

WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Republican State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb.

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WAMC News
12:18 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

The Capitol Connection #1412

WAMC's Alan Chartock interviews Blair Horner, Legislative Director for the New York State Public Research Group (NYPIRG).

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WAMC News
2:43 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

The Capitol Connection #1411

WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York Daily News Albany Bureau Chief and Columnist Ken Lovett.

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WAMC News
2:50 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

The Capitol Connection #1410

WAMC's Alan Chartock interviews former Assemblyman and current Lobbyist Arthur "Jerry" Kremer.

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WAMC News
12:02 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

The Capitol Connection #1409

WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Albany Times Union Editorial Page Editor Jay Jochnowitz.

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WAMC News
1:38 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

The Capitol Connection #1408

WAMC's Alan Chartock interviews Republican Assemblyman Jim Tedisco.

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WAMC News
12:50 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

The Capitol Connection #1407

WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with (D) New York State Assemblyman Richard Gottfried.

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