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Most readers oppose new law targeting sex discrimination in pay 63 percent say legislation is not necessary Asked if a new law was needed to end sex discrimination in pay, respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll were ...

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Readers pick Jazz Fest as favorite summertime event 97% say they attend at least one event each summer Rochester offers a bounty of special events each summer, and this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll asked readers to name their ...

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Readers share memories,hopes for redeveloped site Redevelopment could increase visits to downtown Midtown Plaza, the nation’s first downtown indoor mall, has stood in the heart of Rochester since 1962. In a special RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll, readers were invited ...

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Golisano can help reform state government, 63% say Two-thirds say they likely would vote for him for governor A clear majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll-63 percent-say Thomas Golisano’s new political initiative, Responsible New York, ...

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Readers split on design for Renaissance Square The Renaissance Square project remains a divisive topic in Rochester. Respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll were fairly closely split on their support of the design facade and concept for ...

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Big majority supports Brooks on removal of GOP party chief But nearly one-third of respondents rate his tenure positively A large majority-93 percent-of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll support County Executive Maggie Brooks’ decision to seek ...

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Majority favor PSC approval of acquisition by Iberdrola Nearly two-thirds-62 percent-of poll respondents in this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll said they want the state Public Service Commission to approve the proposed $4.58 billion acquisition of Rochester Gas and ...

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Proposed property tax cap supported by large majority Most also favor STAR circuit breaker, mandate relief for schools A significant majority-85 percent-of poll respondents in this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll said they favor enacting a state law capping ...

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Readers split 50-50 on presidential race With 1,300-plus respondents, nine votes separate candidates More than 1,300 readers weighed in this week on the 2008 race for the White House, and the Rochester business community appears evenly divided between the two ...

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SNAP POLL: Readers report difficulty finding job candidates

Nearly three-quarters of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say it is difficult to find qualified applicants to fill job openings. Roughly half-48 percent-reported it is somewhat difficult, while 24 percent said it is very difficult. Only ...

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SNAP POLL: Nearly half favor Spraggs for new MCC president

RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents this week were as divided as were Monroe Community College trustees, who met Saturday to select a new president and ended in a 5-5 deadlock between Rochester entrepreneur Dennis Kessler and William Smith, a ...

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SNAP POLL: Majority opposes state law requiring paid family leave

Majority opposes state law requiring paid family leave Nearly two-thirds of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents this week said they are against New York enacting a law mandating that companies offer 12 weeks of paid family leave, funded by ...

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SNAP POLL: Nearly two-thirds oppose gas-tax holiday this summer

The majority of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents oppose a gasoline-tax holiday for the summer months but support tax policy that promotes conservation and renewable energy sources. Sixty-four percent of readers taking part in this week’s poll said they ...

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Snap Poll:Nearly 90% favor city’s deal to end ferry terminal lease

Majority say hovercraft would be good use for space Readers are overwhelmingly in favor of a proposed $400,000 deal to end the city’s 40-year, $1-a-year lease with Maplestar Development Co. LLC covering the ferry terminal in Charlotte. Mayor Robert Duffy ...

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Poll: High gas prices are hurting area businesses 81% in favor of rescinding oil company tax breaks Rochester businesses are feeling the effects of rising gasoline prices. The average price of self-serve regular gasoline in Rochester on Monday hit a ...

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