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Most not optimistic about ethics reforms

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.

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Where the money is

Mr. Skelos joins a long parade of Albany politicians accused of crimes. Another arrest is hardly shocking.

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Downtown living

The people who are working to rebuild downtown are confident.

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Majority against opting out of state tests

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.

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Corruption’s cost

Ranked by political corruption convictions, New York outpaced all other states.

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Rooney’s again tops fine-dining picks

RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents appear to really enjoy Rooney’s Restaurant. The Rochester eatery again this year ranks as readers’ favorite place for fine dining in the Rochester area.

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In our own eyes

Perhaps there’s a sixth essential element to well-being: looking at the place you call home with fresh eyes.

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Former Mayor Johnson recalls Jackie Robinson’s impact

He had watched the Brooklyn Dodgers legend play twice in person—once during an exhibition game in his hometown of Lynchburg, Va., and once during a regular-season game at the old Polo Grounds in upper Manhattan. And while seeing Jackie Robinson ...

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A higher hurdle

Everyone knows the tax code needs to be fixed. But how? That’s the vexing question.

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Most say personal income taxes too high

Two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say in terms of fairness, the amount of federal income tax they personally pay is too high. Just 3 percent say they believe they’re paying too little in federal income tax, and 31 percent say the portion they pay is about right.

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The governor and New York’s teachers union go nuclear

Vladimir Putin’s most ominous bit of saber rattling over the Ukraine has involved allusions to the “nuclear option.” For him, that’s not a metaphor. The problem with nuclear weapons is the collateral damage. Sure, you might win the battle. But ...

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