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Brooks’ performance gets solid grades

Maggie Brooks is wrapping up her 12-year tenure as Monroe County executive, and the majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll gave her performance solid grades.

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Age of anxiety

Free enterprise can work for all and, even with its flaws, remains the best path to prosperity.

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Most value experience in next president

The majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say a candidate’s experience in government or military leadership are important when deciding which candidate to support for president in 2016.

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A good first step

State and local governments nationwide grant tax breaks that annually amount to billions of dollars. Yet there is a surprising lack of disclosure about the impact on public finances and lack of standards on measuring success.

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Guilty as charged

If the governor and lawmakers want to signal they truly intend to clean up Albany, they could move quickly on a couple of much-discussed measures.

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Stuck in place

The Tax Foundation’s research is a useful reminder, however, that New York still has much work to do.

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Snap Poll: Fantasy sports sites violate law, most say

Nearly two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say daily fantasy sports sites such as DraftKings and FanDuel violate New York law on gambling. More than half also say the state law should not be changed to define daily fantasy sports as legal games of skill.

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Most worried about terror attack threat

Nearly three-quarters of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll are personally worried about the threat of a terrorist attack, and 29 percent report being very worried.

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Another jumpstart

The final Regulation Crowdfunding rules seem to achieve the right balance.  

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