This Week
  • Meredith Dragon has taken the reins at the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester.

  • New federal employment rules promise to bring a tsunami of change.

  • Distributed Technology Group was acquired by Accunet Solutions, a Boston-based technology company.

  • After a merger or acquisition, banks must make all the pieces work together.

  • This year's supplement features an interview with Danny Wegman.

  • Ilana Griffo is a letterer, business owner and lifelong learner.


Zero tolerance
Ethics reform remains talk only. And the window is closing on this legislative session, which is due to end in less than a month.

Broken ladder
Manufacturing employment is the key to long-term prosperity.

The Silver sentence
In Albany, there has been much talk about getting tough on corruption, but little action. Not so in federal court.

Skepticism is cheap
Even the skeptics must be impressed with the redevelopment activity under way in downtown Rochester today.


With 98PXY, a fresh step for RBJ's Fast Start
Fast Start’s evolution continues. Through a partnership with 98PXY, the rising stars we feature will be on the air.

Snap Poll

Majority favors breaking up big banks
Nearly two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll favor breaking up the nation’s largest banks.

Most readers oppose downtown casino
A new proposal has brought fresh attention to the topic of locating a casino in downtown Rochester—an idea first raised more than a decade ago. As before, the idea has both fans and foes.

Slight majority says college worth the cost
Is a college degree today worth the cost? Fifty-five percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say it is.

Snap Poll: State of the city is 'fair,' majority say
More than half of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say the city of Rochester is in “fair” condition, and a plurality says the state of the city is unchanged compared with two years ago.


Will incentive compensation rules spread?
Federal regulators have again turned their attention to the incentive compensation practices at banks for their executives.

Growing organics? FSA programs can help
The strength of the rural economy rests upon growing, making and creating products that people want to eat, buy and use.

Opinion Column

Eating the poverty elephant: A few bites to chew on
How do you eat an elephant? Answer: One bite at a time. Let’s apply this perspective to the problem of poverty.

'Gilligan' illustrates issue of social pressure at work
When you are being pushed to cross your moral chalk lines, you will get a miserable knot in the pit of your stomach.

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