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More than 75 percent oppose tax-free plan

More than three-quarters of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll are opposed to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Tax-Free NY proposal, which is intended to be a magnet for new jobs and businesses.

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Most back surveillance to fight terrorism

While the majority of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll supports surveillance to combat terrorism, more than 70 percent say such programs should be more transparent. See dozens of comments from readers.

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Snap Poll majority: B&L sale is bad for employees

Nearly three out of four respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say that in the long run, the planned acquisition of Bausch & Lomb Holdings Inc. by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. is not good for B&L employees.

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Snap Poll: Most think politics drove IRS targeting

More than 75 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say they believe the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups for closer scrutiny was politically motivated.

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State of the city is ‘fair,’ plurality says

The plurality of respondents say Rochester is in "fair" condition, but nearly 60 percent say the city is in better shape than it was two years ago before Mayor Thomas Richards took over.

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Majority says property tax cap not a success

More than 60 percent of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll disagree with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's assessment of New York's property tax cap as a "tremendous success."

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Majority unworried about threat of a terrorist attack

Most respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll-60 percent-say they are personally unworried about the threat of a terrorist attack. Twenty percent are not at all worried, and 40 percent are "not very worried."

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Dow surge doesn’t signal recovery, majority says

A slight majority-53 percent-of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll says the stock market's recent surge does not necessarily signal a strengthening economic recovery. The plurality of readers, however, are optimistic about the prospects for the nation's economy in the next 12 months.

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