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Snap Poll: Majority wants repeal of Plan 2014

Lake Ontario in the town of Sodus, Wayne County. (Photo by Mike Dickinson)

State, federal and local officials—fueled by heavy flooding and property damage this spring—have ramped up efforts to get the U.S. government to change the policies that currently regulate Lake Ontario water levels. This week’s RBJ Snap Poll asked readers whether they support a repeal of Plan 2014.

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Developing future leaders

Our ability, as a region, to develop our bright, young students and then convince them to remain in the area to become the business leaders of tomorrow will be crucial to the future of the Rochester economy.

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Are mergers good for consumers?

The year 2016 was certainly an active year for mergers. In just the month of October, almost $490 billion worth of deals were announced. With regard to new deals, readers are likely to be familiar with the name Spectrum, which ...

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Hypocrisy, ethics questions

Ever since the election, businesses have been salivating over President Donald Trump’s potential tax reform, which they believe will save them significant money. Trump released his official proposal Wednesday, and two things immediately stand out: the hypocrisy of Republican budget ...

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Most readers support plan for Parcel 5

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A large majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Snap Poll supports the city of Rochester’s decision last week that Parcel 5 at Midtown will be home to the Golisano Center for the Performing Arts and Tower with housing, retail shops, restaurants and additional parking.

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