Caitlin Thompson is WNYC.org's executive editor, and oversees the Empire Recap Podcast, Soundcheck and produces Duplicast and the Mad Men Pre-Game Show. She was WNYC's political editor during the 2012 election, graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism and is the titleholder of the women’s tennis team’s pizza eating contest. Thirteen slices.
The Capital Pressroom with Susan Arbetter
Thursday, January 05, 2012 - 11:27 AM
Today on "The Capitol Pressroom":
What does upstate think of the Governor’s State of the State Address? We’ll hear from 3 city leaders: Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner, and Binghamton Mayor Matt Ryan.
Chairman of the Senate Energy Committee George Maziarz
joins us with his reaction to the Governor's proposed energy highway to bring power from upstate to NYC.
The Governor laid out very clearly his intention to propose a tier 6 for state workers. We speak with PEF President Kenneth Brynien about the plan.
Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb joins us with his thoughts on the Governor’s speech.
And Senator Andrew Stewart-Cousins will be here with reaction from the Senate Minority conference, as well as a list of the minority’s top priorities for the coming session.