Social and Cultural Polls

Social and Cultural Polls

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Social & Cultural - Siena Research Institute News

  • Majority Worry about Money Treading Water Financially

    Majority Worry about Money; Treading Water Financially
    64% Think Country’s Best Economic Days are Behind; 68% See Less Opportunity for Young People Upstate
    Belt-Tightening, Concerns about Gas, Food, Heat & Health Care Affect Most Upstaters; Only 28% Expect to be Better Off Next Year
    Less than 1/3 Prepared for Retirement; Half Plan to Stay in NY Read More

  • The Times Union/Siena College Upstate Education Poll

    Jury Out on Common Core Long-Term; Upstaters Call for Timeout on Implementation and Current Testing
    Local Schools Strongest in College Prep; Weakest in Getting Students Ready for Workforce; Huge Support for Vocational Training
    Teachers Get Good Grades across Upstate; High on Quality and Doing What is Best for NY’s Students
    Lack of Parental Involvement, Bullying, Student Behavior Top Long List of Problems Read More

  • Tri-state Poll: Virginia, New Jersey, New York

    Majority in 3 States Favorable on Hillary Clinton; Give Former Sec of State 2016 Lead over Christie, Paul & Ryan
    Voters in NJ, NY & Virginia in Favor of Same-Sex Marriage, National Gun Registry, Keystone Pipeline, Minimum Wage Hike, Med Marijuana; States Mixed on Obamacare, Unemployment Extension
    Cuomo Stronger in NY than Christie in Jersey or McAuliffe in Virginia
    NY & NJ Voters see Global Climate Change; Virginians Mixed
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