This Week
  • Rochester's business leaders have highest overall, future confidence.

  • Matthew Flanigan aims to build Flower City Habitat for Humanity.

  • When will downtown retail development gain momentum like the office and housing sectors?

  • Tender Loving Family Care follows a different model than most of its home care agency peers.

  • Taren Greenidge says helping Littler Mendelson clients do the right thing is rewarding.

  • See the 20th anniversary edition of the Forty under 40 supplement.


Finding common ground
Members of the upstate delegation have an opportunity to set an example by working together productively on such issues.

Gamblin' man
To revive the Southern Tier economy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is willing to roll the dice. Twice.

The $5 billion question
State lawmakers are faced with what many no doubt see as a happy problem: how to spend $5 billion.

Which way now?
As we enter a new year, some risk-taking in the Rochester region might be in order.

Snap Poll

Upstate competition gets thumbs down
Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week announced a $1.5 billion economic revitalization competition, and nearly half of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents gave it a poor grade.  See dozens of comments from readers.

Bills' hiring of Ryan gets good grades
The Buffalo Bills have hired Rex Ryan as head coach, and roughly half of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents are impressed. A plurality—27 percent—graded the hiring a B, while another 23 percent gave it top marks of an A. By contrast, 10 percent are wildly unimpressed. 

Snap Poll: Most favor retail for Midtown parcel
More than half of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents favor retail, including specialty shops and restaurants, for Parcel 5 at the Midtown Rising development site.

Snap Poll: Most disapprove of mayor's performance
Lovely Warren completes her first year as Rochester mayor this week, and the majority of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents do not view her performance favorably.


Havana's streets leave lasting impression
It is a reminder of my lasting affection for Cuba, the people I met, the sights I saw and the music I heard.

A chance to build relationships across regional boundaries
I’m a big believer in supporting our members and New York State businesses.

What does the strong dollar mean for Rochester?

The arts sector here needs fresh ideas to thrive
In our community, there is a strong desire to do something to strengthen Rochester’s arts sector.

Single-payer bill is bad medicine for New York
The bill completely ignores the significant contributions New York’s health plans make to the state’s economy.

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