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

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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.More from Capitol Connection »

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The Capitol Connection #1821 - Evan Davis, Manager, The Committee To Reform The State Constitution

(Airs 5/24/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Evan Davis, former Counsel to Governor Mario Cuomo, and current Manager of the Committee to Reform State Government in New York.

The Capitol Connection #1821 - Evan Davis, Manager, The Committee To Reform The State Constitution

The Capitol Connection #1820 - Blair Horner, Executive Director Of NYPIRG

(Airs 5/17/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Blair Horner, Executive Director of the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG).

The Capitol Connection #1820 - Blair Horner, Executive Director Of NYPIRG

The Capitol Connection #1819 - Manny Alicandro - The Republican Candidate For NY Attorney General

(Airs 5/10/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Manny Alicandro, the Republican candidate for New York State Attorney General.

The Capitol Connection #1819 - Manny Alicandro - The Republican Candidate For NY Attorney General

The Capitol Connection #1818 - Green Party Gubernatorial Candidate Howie Hawkins

(Airs 5/03/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor of New York.

The Capitol Connection #1818 - Green Party Gubernatorial Candidate Howie Hawkins

The Capitol Connection #1817 - Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Marc Molinaro

(Airs 4/16/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Dutchess County Executive and Republican Gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro.

The Capitol Connection #1817 - Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Marc Molinaro

The Capitol Connection #1816 - Ken Lovett Of The New York Daily News

(Airs 4/19/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Ken Lovet, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News.

The Capitol Connection #1815 - Karen Scharff, Executive Director Of Citizen Action

(Airs 4/12/18 @ 3 p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Karen Scharff, Executive Director of Citizen Action and Co-Chair of the Working Families Party.

The Capitol Connection #1815 - Karen Scharff, Executive Director Of Citizen Action

The Capitol Connection #1814 - NYS Comptroller Thomas Dinapoli

(Airs 4/5/18 @ 3p.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with New York State Comptroller Thomas Dinapoli.

The Capitol Connection #1813 - Ken Lovett Of The NY Daily News

(Airs 3/29/18 @ 3 p.m. & 3/31/18 @ 5:30 a.m.) WAMC's Alan Chartock speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the NY Daily News.

Reporter Describes Arrest At NY Capitol

A highly unusual scene played out during a day of closed-door budget negotiations at the state capitol in Albany on Wednesday: Daily News reporter Ken Lovett was detained by New York State Police. Lovett was seen in social media photos being led out of the Senate lobby in handcuffs.

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