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  • Cell Phones Used by 90 Percent of New Yorkers

    Cell Phones Used by 90 Percent of New Yorkers; Smartphones Used by Nearly Two-Thirds
    Landlines No Longer Found in 21 Percent of NY Homes
    Three-Quarters of NYers Text; Majority Use Cell Phones for Travel Directions; Nearly Half Use Cells for Email Read More

  • New Yorkers Trust & Rate Job Done by Local Governments As Better than that Done By State or Federal Governments

    Special New York Local Government Siena College Poll:
    New Yorkers Trust & Rate Job Done by Local Governments As Better than that Done By State or Federal Governments
    Majority of Voters Says Local Governments Beat the State On: Understanding Needs, Managing Tax Dollars, Getting Things Done
    Local Services like Fire & Police Get High Marks; Support for More Spending on Infrastructure; However, Most Want Line Held on Local Taxes & Services Read More

  • Small Majority Says Gov’s Ethics Package Would Reduce Corruption

    While Small Majority Says Gov’s Ethics Package Would Reduce Corruption, Bigger Majority Says On Time Budget Is More Important

    Voters Prefer Part Time State Legislature with Full Income Disclosure By Legislators Over Full Time Legislature with Outside Employment Ban; However, Would Choose Full Time Legislature Over Current System

    Voters: Not Enough Parental Involvement is Biggest Reason Too Few High School Grads Are College/Career Ready; Strong Support to Make Tenure 5 Years; More Voters Side with Teachers’ Unions Over Gov. on Most Ed. Issues
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