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Large majority backs the arbitration ban

This week the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau decided to ban most types of mandatory arbitration clauses, which require credit card or bank customers to use a mediator when they have a dispute—often giving up their right to sue in court. Respondents to this week’s Rochester Business Journal Snap Poll strongly support the decision to ban the clauses.

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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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