This Week
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  • Exporters back the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership pact.

  • For CooperVision's Lisa Fawcett, a love of sales began with her father.

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  • Pauleen Vacca prefers taking the long view to build her business.

  • It is clarity of mission that has united Brand Cool Marketing Inc. each year.

RBJ Snap Poll

Majority: Don't tie teacher pay to tests  - 3/27/2015
Nearly two-thirds of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll oppose Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to base 50 percent of teachers’ evaluations on how their students perform on state exams.

Readers split on minimum wage hike  - 3/20/2015
By 53 percent to 47 percent, respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll narrowly oppose an increase in the state’s minimum wage.

Plurality: No ban, tax on plastic bags  - 3/13/2015
Nearly half of respondents support neither a ban nor a tax for single-use plastic bags, while 49 percent of respondents favor a local law banning foam food containers. See dozens of comments from readers.

Snap Poll: Majority favors part-time Legislature  - 3/6/2015
Following the arrest of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, some Albany lawmakers and others have said it is time to switch to a full-time Legislature with higher base pay and a limit or ban on outside income. Nearly two-thirds of respondents to the RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll still favor a part-time Legislature.

Snap Poll: Most oppose free community college  - 2/27/2015
Saying Americans need more knowledge and skills to meet the demands of a growing global economy without piling up decades of debt, President Barack Obama has proposed bringing the cost of two years of community college “down to zero.” A majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Daily Report Snap Poll are not sold on the idea, though.



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