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Readers weigh in on prospects for area economy in 2009 Most expect their company’s hiring outlook to stay the same In 2008, the national and local economies fell into recession. Nearly half of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report ...

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Readers divided on proposed cuts to Empire Zone program Most say utilities, retailers and real estate firms should be barred from participation Respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll were closely split on Gov. David Paterson’s proposed changes ...

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Nearly half oppose increasing taxes, fees to fix N.Y. budget But 34% support higher taxes for big earners Respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll weighed in on what steps they favor in an effort to close the ...

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Respondents favor attempt to redevelop Midtown Tower Plurality wants focus at plaza site to be housing Respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll support the city’s request for proposals from private companies to redevelop Midtown Tower. City Hall ...

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Most readers oppose federal gasoline tax hike 53% say alternative sources should be top energy priority Respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll do not support a gradual increase in the federal gasoline tax, as some economists have ...

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Slaughter is top choice to replace Clinton in Senate Roughly two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say Sen. Hillary Clinton is a good choice for secretary of state. Some political observers have questioned whether New ...

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Most readers oppose $25B lifeline for Big Three If approved, 88% say, package must include conditions Roughly two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll do not want the federal government to provide $25 billion in new ...

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Narrow majority against new stimulus package If approved, legislation should put consumers first, readers say By an eight-point margin, respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll said another economic stimulus package is not needed. President-elect Barack Obama last ...

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Government should not ‘spread the wealth,’ most say More than half see financial inequality as a problem in U.S. Respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say they do not believe government should have a significant role in ...

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Readers almost evenly split on presidential contest Republicans preferred in state Senate, House races Democratic Sen. Barack Obama and Republican Sen. John McCain were neck and neck in the final RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll on the presidential race. A ...

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Majority says Democrats taking control of Senate would be bad 77% say they are not swayed by Golisano’s endorsements Nearly two-thirds of this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents say Democrats gaining control of the Senate majority would be ...

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School aid is fair game for state budget cuts But 39% say current-year funds should be off-limits The majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say state aid to school districts should not be “off-limits” in ...

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The Snap Poll: Two years, and still counting

Some experiments don’t pan out. Others are more successful than you ever imagined was possible. Count the RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll among the latter. Two years ago, we began posing questions each week to readers of our Daily Report, ...

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Two-thirds say Kodak cutting retiree benefits is a breach 34% say decision is justified by business necessity Two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say Eastman Kodak Co.’s decision to cut retiree benefits is a breach ...

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Economy is No. 1 issue for voters in ’08 race War in Iraq drops from 18% a year ago to 4% The economy and jobs was named as the single most important issue when considering the presidential candidates by 44 ...

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