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.

Spectrum News caught up with many lawmakers on the first day of the new session and asked them to discuss their legislative focus for 2018.

Women's History Month

Taxes and shared services

Protecting students from gun violence

In Focus turns one

Black History Month

Preventing heart disease

Recreational marijuana in New York

Pro sports' challenges in the Capital Region

New faces in elected positions

Fighting for small businesses

Homelessness in the Capital Region