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Business Council interview on The Capitol Pressroom


The Business Council’s Vice President of Government Affairs recapped the end of the legislative session in Albany earlier this week on WCNY’s Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter.

Among the many topics covered were how business fared this session, brownfield redevelopment, tax cuts, jobs, and the economy.

Listen to the interview on WCNY’s website (interview starts at the 37:44 mark).

Governor Cuomo: No run for the White House

During an interview with Susan Arbetter on her radio program, Capitol Pressroom, Governor Cuomo said he is “focused on running this state,” and not considering whether Hillary Clinton will run for president in 2016.


“There is no truth to the assertion that I’m talking presidential politics and strategy and what Hillary Clinton should or shouldn’t do or what I’m doing presidentially,” said Cuomo, in response to a report in the New York Post that he will not run for president if Hillary Clinton gets into the race.

Click here to more in a article by Tom Precious of The Buffalo News.

Click here to listen to Susan Arbetter’s interview with Governor Cuomo.


Listen to WCNY’s Susan Arbetter on crafting questions for Gov. Cuomo, how Albany got into her system

Susan ArbetterSusan Arbetter, host and producer of the NPR syndicated program “Capitol  Pressroom,” has always been a top-notch analyst of inside politics. Lately, she’s been getting even more notice for the appearances Governor Cuomo has been making on her program. Michelle Briedenbach of Syracuse.Com (The Post-Standard) sat and spoke with Arbetter about Governor Cuomo’s recent appearances and her reputation “for being fair.”

Click here to read more.

Heather and Ken in the news

Heather-with-Fred-1-10-13Heather Briccetti and Ken Pokalsky were in demand following Governor Cuomo’s State of the State address. Heather appeared on both Fred Dicker’s and Susan Arbetter’s radio programs this morning. She will be appearing on Capital Tonight with Liz Benjamin, which airs on YNN at 8:00 p.m. this evening – it re-airs at 11:30 p.m.

Ken appeared live on WTEN from outside the Capitol this morning at 6 and 6:30. Yes, it was very cold. We will post the programs as soon as they become available to us.

Heather Briccetti in the news

Heather Briccetti, president and CEO of The Business Council, will be commenting on Governor Cuomo’s State of the State on three different programs Thursday. She will appear on Fred Dicker’s Live from the Capitol program which airs on Talk1300 at 10:30 a.m. She will then be on Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter on WCNY. And later in the evening, Heather will be on Capital Tonight with Liz Benjamin. That program airs on YNN at 8:00 and re-airs at 11:30 p.m.