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Most oppose raise for state lawmakers

More than three out of four RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents are against New York lawmakers getting a pay raise. Of those who favor a raise, 18 percent support the move only if per-diem payments are dropped.

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Snap Poll: Most disapprove of immigration order

The majority of this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents-nearly 60 percent-disapprove of President Barack Obama taking executive action on immigration, though nearly 70 percent favor establishing a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.

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Poll: Most do not seek repeal of Obamacare

While a plurality of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents—43 percent—say the Affordable Care Act should be repealed, more than half of the poll participants do not support that move. A year ago, a slight majority favored repeal.

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Snap Poll: Majority confident about retirement

Recent stock market volatility has brought concerns about retirement savings and income into sharper focus, but the majority of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents are confident that in retirement they will be able to maintain their current standard of living.

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Readers grade 43North competition

RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll readers are split on the 43North competition in Buffalo as an economic development idea. More than half rated it as excellent or good, compared with 18 percent who said fair and 30 percent who said poor.

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Snap Poll: Astorino leads Cuomo for governor

If the election were today, the majority of respondents to the Daily Report Snap Poll—58 percent—would vote for Astorino. Cuomo garnered 31 percent, while 8 percent favor Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins. Libertarian candidate Michael McDermott received 3 percent of the support.

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Most readers oppose Proposal Three

Nearly 80 percent of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents this week oppose Proposal Three, the Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014.

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Snap Poll: Majority backs divesting from fossil fuel

More than half of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents support the decision by some foundations, endowments and pension funds to divest fossil fuel investments, and 63 percent say they are concerned about climate change.

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Most readers give Goodell poor grade

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Two-thirds of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents gave NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell poor grades this week for the NFL’s response to domestic violence allegations against players. A plurality handed him an F.  

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Snap Poll: Most want the GOP to control Congress

Nearly two-thirds of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents want Republicans in control of both the Senate and House of Representatives after the midterm elections.

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Readers pay tribute to the Glazers

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More than 110 readers responded to our call for readers to share their thoughts on Laurence and Jane Glazer—their achievements in business and their impact on the community. See dozens of comments from readers.

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