Poll provides confirmation of the broad-based, statewide support for the
Public Higher Education Empowerment and Innovation Act.
“With a margin of
54-36, New Yorkers have made a clear choice to unleash the vast potential
of the State University of New York.
geographic and political boundaries, a majority of New Yorkers recognize that
the Empowerment Act is essential both for SUNY's future and for New York's economic revitalization.
“To the growing
list of students, faculty, legislators, economic development organizations, the
statewide building trades union, business and community leaders, we can now
add the majority of New Yorkers as supporters of the Empowerment Act.
“With this clear
mandate, we urge the legislature to act in the best interest of our
citizens and of the future of this great state by passing the Empowerment
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