This Week
  • The finalists for the 2015 Financial Executive of the Year award are profiled.

  • EagleDream Health acquires Focused Medical Analytics LLC.

  • Insley McEntee serves customers in 15-county area around Rochester.

  • Nick Damico oversees nearly 600 employees at the Berry Plastics facility in Macedon.

  • For construction firms, the health care sector's vital signs continue to look very good.

  • Douglas Golub returned to MediSked, the firm he co-founded, with a renewed vision.

Opinion
Editorials

Community tribute
5/22/2015

Trade games
5/15/2015
Freer trade is good for this community. The vote at hand is on fast-track negotiating authority—and it should be approved without further delay.

Where the money is
5/8/2015
Mr. Skelos joins a long parade of Albany politicians accused of crimes. Another arrest is hardly shocking.

Downtown living
5/1/2015
The people who are working to rebuild downtown are confident.

Corruption's cost
4/24/2015
Ranked by political corruption convictions, New York outpaced all other states.

Ednotes

Traveling the road to reconciliation and beyond
5/1/2015
For the U.S. and Cuba, it’s time to travel the road not taken for more than 50 years.

Snap Poll

Most oppose move on minimum wage
5/15/2015
Nearly 70 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll oppose Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s move to increase the minimum wage for fast-food workers in New York.

Most not optimistic about ethics reforms
5/8/2015
More than 70 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll said the ethics reforms recently enacted in Albany will not be effective in fighting corruption in state government.

Most favor repeal of federal estate tax
5/1/2015
More than 60 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll favor repeal of the federal estate tax.

Majority against opting out of state tests
4/24/2015
Fifty-seven percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll think parents who chose to opt their children out of the Common Core standardized tests made the wrong decision.

Op-Ed

Spread the sad news about Red Wing peanut butter
5/15/2015
The faithful have claimed that Red Wing is so superior it is easily distinguished from the rest of the field. With them, “nearly identical” doesn’t count.

Should we oppose China's infrastructure bank?
5/8/2015

Common handbook rules may violate the NLRA
4/24/2015
The general counsel’s report reviews illustrative rules on subjects that are commonly at issue in unfair labor practice cases.

Opinion Column

Opt-outs create a challenge for New York's testing regime
5/15/2015
In an effort to make the assessments more reliable and our accountability more rigorous, we’ve stepped over some invisible line.



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