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RBJ Snap Poll: Nearly half say they are likely to leave N.Y.

Some 45 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll said it is somewhat or very likely they will leave New York—and its high taxes—in the next 12 months. One-third said it is not at all likely ...

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Nearly half say they’re likely to leave New York 70% cite high taxes as reason for wanting to move Some 45 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say it is somewhat or very likely that ...

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Most respondents oppose Employee Free Choice Act Readers voice concern about threat to secret-ballot voting The vast majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll oppose the Employee Free Choice Act, also known as “card check.” The ...

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Majority has little anxiety about swine flu pandemic Only one-fifth concerned about threat to their businesses More than three-quarters of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say they are not personally concerned about the threat posed by ...

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Bigger U.S. bailout unpopular for struggling General Motors Only 36% think a GM bankruptcy would hurt the economy More than three-quarters of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll oppose the government giving General Motors Corp. an additional ...

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In his first 100 days, Obama receives 56% approval rating Slight majority also approves of his handling of financial crisis Respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll were fairly closely split on their approval of President Barack Obama. ...

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Readers favor flat fee over tiered Internet usage billing 62% say legislation is needed to regulate pricing The vast majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll favor flat-fee billing for broadband Internet service. Time Warner Cable ...

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83% of respondents say CEOs’ pay is too high But only one-fourth support government intervention A significant majority-83 percent-of readers participating in this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say public company executives are paid too much. Fewer than one-third ...

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83% of Snap Poll respondents say CEO pay is too high

A significant majority—83 percent—of readers participating in this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say public company executives are paid too much. Fewer than one-third think government should act to rein in excessive compensation, however. Controversy over salaries and bonuses ...

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83% of Snap Poll respondents say CEO pay is too high

A significant majority—83 percent—of readers participating in this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say public company executives are paid too much. See dozens of comments from readers.

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New York budget agreement gets a big thumbs-down The plan relies too much on higher taxes, 88 percent say Respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll disapprove of state officials’ agreement on the New York budget, which includes ...

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Majority wants government to recover AIG bonuses But more than half oppose House bill calling for 90% tax A two-thirds majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll wants the government to try to recover $165 million ...

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High-speed rail favored over upgrades to existing service Nearly 60 percent have never used Amtrak service here By a small margin, respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll favor using the federal stimulus money earmarked to upgrade New ...

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Vast majority think T.O. will be good for the Bills Nearly half say signing Owens is ‘excellent’ business move Respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say the Buffalo Bills’ signing of controversial star wide receiver Terrell Owens ...

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Snap Poll: Most respondents want to leave mortgage deduction alone

Do not mess with the current mortgage-interest deduction. That is the message delivered by nearly 60 percent of those who answered this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll. They oppose a reduction in the mortgage-interest tax deduction for the wealthy, ...

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