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Do you support Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks’ threat to stop all county funding of the Central Library unless it acts immediately to “halt the public viewing of pornography and other graphic materials” on computers at the library? 52% Yes ...

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A note on this week’s Snap Poll

This week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll on the Central Library’s Internet policy drew an unusually large and sharply divided response. Among the nearly 300 comments submitted, from a pool of more than 1,000 respondents, was this one: “I hope ...

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How concerned are you about foreign outsourcing of local jobs? 64% Very concerned 19% concerned 5% Neutral 9% Not very conerned 4% Not at all concerned Over the past two years, has your firm or organization (where you work) outsourced ...

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The RBJ Snap Poll: where readers weigh in

How do you find out what people think? Ask them. That simple logic is the impetus behind the RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll. Each week for the last six months we’ve posed one or more questions to readers of our ...

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How would you rate the Duffy administration’s job performance over the past 15 months in negotiating the sale of Rochester’s fast ferry? 37 Excellent 47 Good 11 Not too good 5 Poor Do you think the city should make a ...

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Compared with one year ago, how would you describe the overall state of the city of Rochester? 40% Better 17% Worse 43% Unchanged What should Mayor Robert Duffy make his No. 1 priority this year? 54% Economic development 26% Public ...

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Do you support Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s plan to freeze Medicaid payments to hospitals and nursing homes at current levels? 23% Yes 77% No If Rochester-area hospitals were exempt, would you support the Spitzer plan? 19% Yes 81% No Poll conducted ...

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Should the city agree to demands by the owners of the Rochester Americans and Knighthawks for a new deal giving the teams additional revenue even if the cost is borne by city taxpayers? 54% Yes 46% No Would you favor ...

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In your view, how likely is it that the Unshackle Upstate coalition will be able to win passage this year of reforms-excluding workers’ comp reform-that significantly improve the upstate business climate? 8% Very likely 32% Likely 46% Not very likely ...

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Do you think China’s growing share of the global economy is more a threat or an opportunity for U.S. businesses? 43% More a threat 25% More an opportunity 32% Equally a threat and an opportunity How has China’s economic emergence ...

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What is your opinion of Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s proposal for New York to provide $100 million in funding for stem cell research that could include embryonic stem cells? 56% Strongly support 15% Support 10% Oppose 20% Strongly oppose What would ...

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In your opinion, how likely is it that CEO Antonio Perez’s strategy will return Kodak to sustained profitability and revenue growth? 11% Very 48% Somewhat 31% Not very 10% Not at all Compared with a year ago, today are you ...

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In general, how would you describe the compensation paid to executives of publicly held corporations in this country: 84% Too high 15% About right 1% Too low Do you think government should place new limits or restrictions on the compensation ...

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Do you think the Bills franchise will still be in Buffalo five years from now? 67% Yes 33% No If the Bills were to leave Buffalo, how serious a blow would it be for Rochester? 24% Very 41% Somewhat 25% ...

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If you could choose only one from the following list, which local cultural attraction would you recommend to an out-of-town visitor? Strong National Museum of Play 34% George Eastman House 28% Seneca Park Zoo 9% Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra 7% Genesee ...

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