The Vargas plan
Those dubious about Bolgen Vargas' new plan to boost student achievement in the Rochester City School District might call it a handoff—or a Hail Mary.
Two more strikes
Tax reform should not begin and end with lower rates. How taxes are levied is important too.
Time to renew TPA
A final Trans-Pacific Partnership accord can and should be debated by lawmakers. But let's give the president the authority needed to wrap up the agreement.
Rochester's next mayor
For Lovely Warren, the hardest work likely awaits her. But that fact in no way diminishes what she already has accomplished.
Most opposed to in-flight cellphone calls
More than 90 percent of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll are opposed to allowing in-flight use of cellphones for voice calls.
Slight majority of readers favor repeal
A slight majority of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents say the Affordable Care Act should be repealed. The split is much larger, however, when broken down by political affiliation.
Readers bullish on stock market prospects
The majority of RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents this week were optimistic about the stock market over the next 12 months, with nearly two-thirds expecting it to rise even higher. And in most readers' view, stocks are the best investment for the long term.
Most favor prayer as part of meetings
RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll respondents are closely divided on the issue of public prayer, with a slight majority-52 percent-supporting prayer at government meetings.
I can confirm that only some numbers matter
After an uneventful beginning, the confirmation number has achieved an important rank in the lives of us all.
Real estate pros should embrace new technology
The online experience is starting to have its greatest impact on the largest purchasing decision many of us will ever encounter: buying a home.
The SBA honors veterans' entrepreneurial spirit
With the right tools and opportunities, our nation's veterans can continue to build our economy for the long-term.
The U.S. debt: five facts we need to comprehend
The government and Congress need to think seriously about a plan for reducing our national debt.