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10/4: Recession has been tough on Mid-Hudson residents, poll finds

POUGHKEEPSIE – The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion released a poll Monday regarding the region’s economy after interviewing 4,443 respondents in the seven Mid-Hudson counties, and residents say it’s been a tough five years since the last poll  was…

10/4: The people have spoken; now comes the real work

What the people want.
We hear that phrase year-round from government leaders and those who want to take their jobs, but the volume and frequency increase as the November elections approach. Well, now we know what the people in the mid-Hudson…

10/4: Holding onto jobs top concern for mid-Hudson Valley residents, study shows

Mid-Hudson Valley residents are so gloomy about the local economy and employment prospects that their top concern is making sure companies stay in the region, according to a study released Monday. Read More…

10/4: Many Voices One Valley study

Most Hudson Valley residents see a bleak jobs picture and economic concerns as their top priority according to Marist Poll research, partnering with the Dyson Foundation. YNN’s John Wagner has the details. Read More…

10/4: Recession hit region hard, Marist Poll finds Health of area’s economy shapes residents’ priorities

The Great Recession left a big dent in the consciousness of mid-Hudson residents and has shaped their views of what they expect, and want, in the future, an extensive survey made public Monday shows. Economic concerns rose to the top…

10/4: New poll: Financial security is top concern in mid-Hudson

We’re living scared. We’re worried about our jobs and our security.
Keeping our jobs and creating new ones that allow us to live here are the issues that matter most, according to a new survey of 4,443 mid-Hudson residents: “Many Voices…

10/2: Jobs, development, schools are top area concerns, Marist/Dyson study finds (report included)

KINGSTON, N.Y. — Keeping businesses in the area and creating more jobs, as well as improving the quality of public schools, are among the top priorities of residents of Ulster, Greene and Dutchess counties. Read More…

10/2: Many Voices One Valley 2012

The Dyson Foundation and the Marist Poll have released a new study measuring the priorities of Mid-Hudson Valley residents … Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas was at Marist College for the official release and files this report…Read More…

10/1: Press Release: The Dyson Foundation and Marist Poll Release New Study

Poughkeepsie – Living in the Mid-Hudson Valley is, overall, an enjoyable experience for most residents in the region. Residents also believe they can make a difference in their community. However, 61% believe it is an unaffordable place to live, and economic concerns are forcing a significant proportion of residents to consider moving away. It is not surprising that economic issues are top of mind for Mid-Hudson Valley residents.

10/1: Dyson Foundation to release survey update today

The Dyson Foundation, in conjunction with the Marist College Institute for Public Opinion, will release today its second update to its once-ever-five-years survey of what mid-Hudson Valley residents think about the region and what their priorities are. The survey, titled…