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Letter to the Editor

No cuts without mandate reform

Dear Editor:   The governor’s continually pessimistic view of the public education system has many of us concerned for the future of public education in New York. His comments regarding the standing of our schools as compared to the national ...

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Early learning investments pay off

Dear Editor:   I agree with Optimax Systems Inc. president Michael Mandina that ensuring that New York has a work force with the 21st-century skills businesses require is vital to our economic recovery ("Congress should pass bill to counteract skill ...

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Letter to the editor: Early learning investments pay off

  Dear Editor:   I agree with Optimax Systems Inc. president Michael Mandina that ensuring that New York has a work force with the 21st-century skills businesses require is vital to our economic recovery ("Congress should pass bill to counteract ...

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Entrepreneurs learn while doing

Dear Editor: I enjoyed Eric Meyer’s recent op-ed, "It’s time for Rochester to return to its roots" (RBJ, 10/8/10). I’m not so sure that you will find an "entrepreneur" solution taught in academia, at least not taught by academicians. Entrepreneurship ...

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Keating ignores safety concerns

Dear Editor: In his Sept. 24 op-ed "N.Y. is missing out on economic opportunity," Raymond Keating writes that "years of evidence have demonstrated that the fracking process is safe." Proponents in the gas industry have made this misleading claim repeatedly. ...

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Resolution to Mott’s strike needed

  Dear Editor: On behalf of the Fishers-based New York Apple Association Inc., the grower-supported trade organization that represents over 700 New York apple growers, I am writing to express our concern about the current labor dispute at the Mott’s ...

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Letter to the Editor: Transferred losses but kept gains

  Dear Editor, Upon reading your April 1 article (RBJdaily.com) on MVP Health Care’s 2009 performance and $46.1 million surplus, I was compelled to write the following letter to Mr. David Oliker, president and CEO of MVP. "Dear Mr. Oliker, ...

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Make people feel safe downtown

In order for downtown Rochester to come alive, we need to give families, people, Rochesterians a reason to be there and ensure their safety

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Article will help raise awareness

"State Street buildings considered for historic status" (RBJdaily.com, 12/09/09) is the kind of article that helps raise the awareness of the incentives associated with historic restoration.

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N.Y.’s taxes drive businesses away

Businesses throughout the state are trying to survive (let alone eke out a profit) despite an oppressive tax structure. No wonder many businesses are leaving New York.

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U.S. today seems like the Titanic

The symbolism of the Titanic exhibit relates to our nation—and its headlong rush into uncharted waters without restraint.

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Labor Day parade open to all workers

Dear Editor: The op-ed by Rebecca Meinking, president of the Empire State Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. ("It’s Labor Day, not Organized Labor Day," RBJ, 9/4/09), is wrong on so many counts one hardly knows where to start. ...

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