Home / Opinion (page 50) /

Opinion

The $10.10 equation

There’s a better way than the minimum wage to help boost lower-income households.

Read More »

Majority supports raising debt ceiling

More than two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll said Congress should raise the federal government’s debt ceiling, but nearly one-third of those said lawmakers should do so only if they offset the increase with future spending cuts.

Read More »

The Ferraro legacy

Thomas Ferraro, who died this week, had a passion for pursuing innovative solutions to the problems of poverty and hunger.

Read More »

The human factor

It is right to point the finger at government for high taxes and burdensome regulations, but if there’s a shortage of qualified job applicants, responsibility for that will be much broader.

Read More »

Those job numbers

Rochester continues to be challenged by the impact of the Great Recession and the long-term decline of once-dominant employers like Eastman Kodak Co. And at the same time it continues to make progress.

Read More »

Gun violence is bad for business

Dear Editor: The recent RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll regarding the NY SAFE Act, published Jan. 24, raises a question readers of this publication should be asking: Is the SAFE Act good for business in Rochester? Aside from numerous polls ...

Read More »

Strong gun laws keep N.Y. safe

Dear Editor: Your Jan. 24 article, “A year later most oppose NY SAFE Act,” notes that 62 percent of respondents to the RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll oppose the law with 53 percent thinking that it should be repealed. The ...

Read More »

Bills head coach gets mostly good grades

In 2013, the Buffalo Bills finished 6-10 and missed the playoffs for the 14th straight year. In spite of this, most respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll gave Bills head coach Doug Marrone good grades for his first year with the team.

Read More »

Faded confidence

Opportunities exist, and some businesses will seize them. Let’s hope a good number of those that do reside here.

Read More »