In Focus: Albany, New York


Solomon Syed
In Focus with Solomon Syed


In Focus is a 30-minute public affairs program hosted by award-winning reporter and evening anchor Solomon Syed, exclusively on Spectrum News.

Each week, Solomon will invite experts around Albany to discuss a wide range of issues impacting the Capital Region.

In Focus airs on Spectrum News each Sunday at 10:30 a.m., and repeats Sunday at 3:30 p.m.


Student Loans: The Trillion Dollar Industry and How the State Aims to Curb It

Census 2020: The Political Aspect, Its Importance, and What It Means Locally

Motorcyclists, Officials, Discuss Legislation and Safety on the Road

The Advancements of Science and the Pushbacks Locally, Politically Against It

151st Meet Underway at Saratoga Race Course

Programs, Organizations Battling Food Insecurity Locally

Activities, Employment, Safety, and All That Fun That Comes With Summer

Evaluating the End of Another Legislative Session With Lawmakers, Officials

Pride Month: The Progress, Legislation, and Steps Left Ahead

Father's Day Weekend, June as Men's Health Month, and Legislation

The Future of Farming in the State of New York

Memorial Day: Has the State Made Proper Strides in Supporting Veterans?

Construction: A Sign of the Summer or an Economic Toll?

Stroke Awareness, Treatments, and Improvements in Technology

Prom Safety As the Season Approaches, Factoring in the Effects of Schoharie

The economics of marijuana legalization is placed front and center

Recipients Express Importance of April Being National Donate Life Month

Earth Week Celebrations Begin This Week, Officials Discuss Local Environmental Issues

Residents have taken note of the violence in the city, officials provide details on solutions

Albany Leaders Grapple With the After Effects of the Attack in New Zealand

Officials discuss the increasing prominence of women in government

Funding gap in schools criticized along with Cuomo's education budget

Officials explain the world of gaming, eSports, and their fans

Despite the loss of Amazon in New York State, the opportunity for growth remains

How state, local officials are viewing, celebrating, Black History Month

Where does the state's budget cuts leave local governments?

Sports Gambling in New York

Winter Weather Slams Capital Region

Lawmakers Outline Goals for Session

Legislators Get Back to Work

Lawmakers have a long list of policy items to address in a short time

National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

Shopping habits this holiday season

Troy Sanctuary City debate and push back

The rules and regulations of hunting season

The new public transit coalition

Equinox's Thanksgiving role

Business programs for veterans

A look ahead to Election Day