'The Capitol Pressroom' with Susan Arbetter

Thursday, March 08, 2012 - 11:01 AM

Today on "The Capitol Pressroom":

Political Science Professor Dr. Gerry Benjamin of SUNY New Paltz joins us with some thoughts on the provisions that we should look for –- and look out for -- in a possible constitutional amendment on redistricting.

Barbara Bartoletti of the League of Women Voters shares her analysis of the Congressional lines as they currently stand.

Monica Arias Miranda, President and CEO of the Hispanic Coalition NY, announced this week she is running for State Senate in the 46th District to unseat incumbent Neil Breslin.

How information is made available online "fundamentally controls what can be done with it", according to the Sunlight Foundation. Today we meet Sean Brady, President of Prism Decision Systems, who is pushing New York State to create an open data portal which provides users with data in "non-proprietary formats". What's that mean? Why is it important? And how would it differ from NY's current open government initiatives?

For show archives, please visit The Capitol Bureau's website here.


More in:

Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.

Get the WNYC Morning Brief in your inbox.
We'll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.


"The Capitol Pressroom" with Susan Arbetter at 11 am

For show archives, please visit The Capitol Bureau's website here.

About The Empire

Everything you need to know about New York politics and governance. We aim for a ground-up approach to politics, reverse engineered to make the effect just as important as the players and the game they play. From the Long Island to The Thousand Islands, New York City Hall to the Capitol Building, The Empire's got you covered.

Check out WNYC's 2013 Mayor Tracker--the one-stop shop for info about the candidates, issues and trends in the upcoming New York City mayoral election.


Our Reporters


Supported by