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Survey: 53% of New Yorkers think state is moving in wrong direction

on 04.12.11. Categories News, In the Media

Fairport East Rochester Post
By Staff reports

Poughkeepsie, N.Y. — The question of restructuring local government is at the heart of a survey, conducted by the the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, that was released today. The survey, “Striking a Balance: New Yorkers Speak Out on Rightsizing Local Government,” was funded by the Dyson Foundation and surveyed 4,500 New York state residents.

According to the survey, 53 percent of New Yorkers think the state is moving in the wrong direction. While statewide, residents divide, 54 percent of those outside of New York City think there are too many local governments.
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