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See corrections and amplifications below Who deserves the largest share of the blame for the mortgage crisis? 61% Lenders 27% Borrowers 8% Government regulators 4% Credit-rating agencies To date, has the broader credit crunch impacted your business negatively? 61% No ...

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Do you think you received good value for the cost of your college education? 80% Yes 20% no Are you doing the kind of work you envisioned as your career when you graduated from college? 49% yes 51% no Which ...

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Do you believe the city of Rochester has an obligation- legal or moral-to repay the Rochester Ferry Co. LLC’s debt on the money it borrowed to buy the fast ferry? 75% 25% COMMENTS Look, a bad business decision does not ...

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What is your opinion of Renaissance Square as currently proposed: a complex at Main and Clinton containing a transit center, a Monroe Community College campus and a performing-arts center? 54% I support it 46% I oppose it What would be ...

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Do you think further investigation into how Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s office used State Police to gather information about Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno is warranted? 59% yes 41% no Spitzer has said he personally had no knowledge of the actions ...

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Do you think the Monroe County Democrats’ failure to field a candidate to run against County Executive Maggie Brooks reflects poorly on them? 75% yes 25% no total responses: 595 In the battle for control of the county Legislature, which ...

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How would you describe the state of the Rochester-area economy today? 2% Very strong 38% Somewhat strong 52% Somewhat weak 8% Very weak How do you personally feel about the prospects for the Rochester-area economy over the next 12 months? ...

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Excluding your own firm, which Rochester company do you admire most? 40% Wegmans Food Markets Inc. 23% Paychex Inc. 8% Paetec Holding Corp. 3% Xerox Corp. 2% Constellation Brands Inc. 24% All other Poll conducted 7/16 – 7/17 COMMENTS Wegmans ...

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In your opinion, which of the two competing offers for Bausch & Lomb would be best long-term for Rochester, including the company’s local employees and shareholders? 66% Warburg Pincus 34% Advanced Medical Optics In general, what impact has the sale ...

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What is your opinion of the state Legislature’s overall performance in the recently concluded legislative session? 0% Strongly approve 10% Approve 47% Disapprove 43% Strongly Disapprove What is your opinion of the Rochester-area delegation’s overall performance in the recently concluded ...

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What is your opinion of Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s overall performance in his first six months as governor? 14% Strongly approve 44% Approve 32% Disapprove 10% Strongly disapprove What is your opinion of Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s performance in the area of ...

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Do you support the Senate plan to allow districts to eliminate the school property tax for primary homeowners, replacing it with additional state funding? 59% Yes 41% No How did you cast your ballot last month in your district’s school ...

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How much has the Internet changed the way you do business? 73% – very much 23% – somewhat 4% – not very much 0% – not at all Today, what percentage of your annual revenues is generated online? 46% – ...

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If local elected officials agreed on the need to increase taxes to help close the structural budget gaps confronting the city of Rochester and Monroe County, which approach would you favor? 63% Sales tax increase 17% Property tax increase 20% ...

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Do you support the Monroe County Library System Board’s decision to block patron access to all Web sites deemed pornographic? 78% Yes 22% No Poll conducted 5/29 Comments Freedom of speech is a fundamental right, even if I do not ...

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