Protecting their own
Ousting Mr. Silver as Assembly speaker would not transform the capital's culture; the problems are too deeply rooted. But consequences for misuse of his power would be a first step.
The shrinking deficit
It has been called the incredible shrinking deficit, and this week its projected size plunged again--to the smallest gap since 2008.
A willingness to speak plainly about hard facts is necessary but not sufficient to lead the city. The ability to plan for the future and get things done is essential, too.
The cap and its critics
There's reason to be disappointed with the property tax cap. But let's resist the temptation to write it off as a mistake or failure.
Interpreting the numbers
The region's performance probably was neither as strong as it appeared then nor as weak as it seemed this past winter.
Again this year, there's even more to Explore
Even at 100 pages, Explore Greater Rochester only scratches the surface of what makes this region stand out.
New partnership brings Top 100 to RBJ readers
Starting with the May 3 issue, RBJ will publish a weekly article on one of the Rochester Top 100 companies.
Majority differs with Cuomo on councils
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the regional economic development councils have been "a tremendous success," but more than half of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll do not share that view.
Most readers see value in social media
More than half of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll say social media use is important in their business.
State of the city is 'fair,' plurality says
The plurality of respondents say Rochester is in "fair" condition, but nearly 60 percent say the city is in better shape than it was two years ago before Mayor Thomas Richards took over.
Majority says property tax cap not a success
More than 60 percent of respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll disagree with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's assessment of New York's property tax cap as a "tremendous success."
Majority unworried about threat of a terrorist attack
Most respondents to this week's RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll-60 percent-say they are personally unworried about the threat of a terrorist attack. Twenty percent are not at all worried, and 40 percent are "not very worried."
Sustainability or resilience: which should we seek?
The resilience approach to management is not a panacea, and there is the danger that like the notion of sustainability, it will come to mean whatever one wants it to mean.
Affordable health insurance for N.Y.'s small firms
By making the health insurance market work better for New York's small businesses, the law is letting them focus on what they do best: delivering great products and services, creating jobs and growing our economy.
NAMI helps develop mental health solutions
NAMI provides support, education and advocacy for individuals and families living with mental illness.