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Opportunity for all

While recent trends may not be entirely clear, this much is: the importance of job creation and retention.

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Snap Poll: Most disapprove of immigration order

The majority of this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents-nearly 60 percent-disapprove of President Barack Obama taking executive action on immigration, though nearly 70 percent favor establishing a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

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Poll: Most do not seek repeal of Obamacare

While a plurality of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents—43 percent—say the Affordable Care Act should be repealed, more than half of the poll participants do not support that move. A year ago, a slight majority favored repeal.

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More transit investment needed

Dear Editor, On Oct. 20, we joined with federal, state and local partners to dedicate the brand-new RTS Transit Center. Years in the making, it signals a new era for public transportation and improved quality of life in Rochester. It ...

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An improbable opportunity

Is it any surprise that the federal deficit has largely disappeared as a political issue?

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Snap Poll: Majority confident about retirement

Recent stock market volatility has brought concerns about retirement savings and income into sharper focus, but the majority of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents are confident that in retirement they will be able to maintain their current standard of living.

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Shared defense

Congress needs to pass legislation that allows more information sharing while ensuring strong privacy safeguards are in place.

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Readers grade 43North competition

RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll readers are split on the 43North competition in Buffalo as an economic development idea. More than half rated it as excellent or good, compared with 18 percent who said fair and 30 percent who said poor.

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Why Nov. 4 matters

Make no mistake, how New Yorkers cast their ballots next week could shape politics and governance in Albany for at least the next several years.

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Snap Poll: Astorino leads Cuomo for governor

If the election were today, the majority of respondents to the Daily Report Snap Poll—58 percent—would vote for Astorino. Cuomo garnered 31 percent, while 8 percent favor Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins. Libertarian candidate Michael McDermott received 3 percent of the support.

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The real risk? Worrying about the wrong things

With all else that is going wrong in the world these days, it’s not surprising that the news out of Nepal two weeks ago received only passing notice in this country. “Freak” blizzards and avalanches wrought by remnants of Cyclone ...

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