Capitol Connection Maybe you voted for them and maybe you didn't, but either way, what they do and how they think affects you. Each week on The Capitol Connection, 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 members from the Assembly and Senate, and other political movers and shakers.
Capitol Connection

Capitol Connection

From WAMC Northeast Public Radio

Maybe you voted for them and maybe you didn't, but either way, what they do and how they think affects you. Each week on The Capitol Connection, 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 members from the Assembly and Senate, and other political movers and shakers.

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#2143: NYPIRG Executive Director Blair Horner | The Capitol Connection

This week, WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock speaks with Blair Horner, the Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG). Photo courtesy of NYPIRG.

#2142: NYS Republican Committee Chairman Nick Langworthy | The Capitol Connection

This week, WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Nick Langworthy, Chairman of the New York State Republican Committee. Photo courtesy of Nick Langworthy.

#2142: NYS Republican Committee Chairman Nick Langworthy | The Capitol Connection

#2138: Westchester County Executive George Latimer | The Capitol Connection

WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Westchester County Executive George Latimer.

#2138: Westchester County Executive George Latimer | The Capitol Connection

#2137: Newsday Albany Bureau Chief Yancey Roy

This week, WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Yancey Roy, Albany Bureau Chief for Newsday.

#2136: NYS Senator James Skoufis | The Capitol Connection

This week, WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Senator James Skoufis. Skoufis is a Democrat from the 39th District and Chair of the Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations. Photo courtesy of NYS Senate.

#2135: NYS Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes | The Capitol Connection

This week, WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes. Photo courtesy of Peoples-Stokes official Facebook page.

#2135: NYS Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes | The Capitol Connection

#2134: NYS Assembly Republican Minority Leader William Barclay | The Capitol Connection

This week, WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Assembly Republican Minority Leader William Barclay. Photo courtesy of NYS Assembly.

#2134: NYS Assembly Republican Minority Leader William Barclay | The Capitol Connection

#2133: NYS Comptroller Tom DiNapoli | The Capitol Connection

This week, New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli discusses the resignation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Photo courtesy of the office of the NYS Comptroller.

#2132: Albany County District Attorney David Soares | The Capitol Connection

This week, WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock speaks with David Soares, Albany County District Attorney.

#2132: Albany County District Attorney David Soares | The Capitol Connection

#2131: NYPIRG Executive Director Blair Horner | The Capitol Connection

This week, WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Blair Horner, Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG). Photo courtesy of NYPIRG.