RBJ Snap Poll
Majority: Firing hurts corruption fight
This month President Donald Trump fired Preet Bharara as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York after the prosecutor reportedly declined to resign. Roughly 67 percent of respondents to this week’s RBJ Snap Poll expect his departure to hurt efforts to reduce corruption in New York.
Snap Poll: RG&E, area officials get good grades
A large majority of respondents to this week’s RBJ Snap Poll gave positive ratings for the performance of both Rochester Gas and Electric and officials for their performance during and after the recent windstorm.
Readers weigh in on region's top assets
National media often portray the Upstate New York economy in a negative light. And by some economic yardsticks, the upstate region—including Rochester—lags many other metropolitan areas.
Snap Poll: Readers give views on $200 million trail
Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently proposed to spend $200 million in public money to connect Western New York, the Canadian border north of Plattsburgh and New York City with a hiking and biking trail, which he calls the Empire State Trail. Readers give their views on the proposal.
Snap Poll: Readers divided on millionaires' tax
Readers are narrowly divided on whether New York’s so-called “millionaires’ tax” should be allowed to expire this year.