In your opinion, which one of the following poses the greatest potential risk to the Rochester-area economy over the next five years?
62% State and local tax burden
14% General loss of manufacturing jobs
6% Downsizing by Kodak and Xerox
5% Shortage of skilled workers
5% Foreign competition 4% Other rising business costs
2% Domestic competition
How do you personally feel about the prospects for the Rochester-area economy over the next five years?
5% Very optimistic
32% Somewhat optimistic
29% Somewhat pessimistic
8% Very pessimistic
Due to rounding, totals may not equal 100%.
Poll conducted 5/14 and 5/15/07
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5/18/2007 (C) Rochester Business Journal