Siena College Research Institute News Archive

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New York Community Wellbeing Study

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

New Study Measures Community Quality
NY’ers Graded on Civic Engagement, Health, Economic Wellbeing
Life Chances of Young People, Discrimination Assessed


Cuomo Starts Re-Election Year & Tough Budget Season with All Ratings Up & Best Favorable Rating Sinc

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Cuomo Starts Re-Election Year & Tough Budget Season with All Ratings Up & Best Favorable Rating Since June 2014

Pluralities Say New Federal Tax Law Will Worsen New York’s Economy & Have Little Effect on Their Personal Finances

Voters’ Top Issue Priorities for the Gov: Taxes & Health Care, Replace Jobs & Education as Top Issues; Strong Support for Many Cuomo SOS Initiatives


On MLK Day, 39% of NYers Say Race Relations in NYS are Excellent or Good

Monday, January 15, 2018

On MLK Day, 39% of NYers Say Race Relations
in NYS are Excellent or Good; Two-Thirds Believe
Minorities Experience Racial or Ethnic Discrimination

29% Say They’ve Been Treated Unfairly in Last Year Because
of Their Race, Ethnicity, Gender or Sexual Orientation

Three-Quarters Say Workplace Sexual Harassment is Significant Problem; 36% Are Aware of Harassment Where They Have Worked; 25% of NYers (36% of Women) Say They’ve Been Victim of Harassment


Consumer Sentiment Remains Strong, Up this Quarter, Up from a Year Ago

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Consumer Sentiment Remains Strong, Up this Quarter, Up from a Year Ago
Higher Income NY’ers Up over 10 points since 2016; Lower Income Residents Unchanged
Buying Plans for Major Items Show Continuing Strength


Majority Plan to Keep Holiday Budget Unchanged in 2017; 50% Will Stay Under $500 on Gifts

Monday, December 4, 2017

Annual Statewide Poll of Holiday Spending Plans
Majority Plan to Keep Holiday Budget Unchanged in 2017; 50% Will Stay Under $500 on Gifts; A Quarter to Spend More than $1000
‘Merry Christmas’ Top Holiday Greeting; 33% Believe in Santa
76% Will Donate to Help Needy; 36% Plan to Volunteer