More New Yorkers side with Cuomo on Pre-K plan: Poll

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(Credit: Mayor Bill de Blasio and Andrew Cuomo meet in Albany. (Philip Kamrass))

When it comes to funding universal pre-K in the Empire State, most New Yorkers are on team Cuomo.

A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday found Empire State voters preferred the governor's plan to fund early education with state money over Mayor Bill de Blasio's initiative, which would raise taxes on those who make $500,000 or more a year, by a 47% to 37% margin.

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New Yorkers are optimistic about de Blasio's future: Poll

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(Credit: Bill de Blasio makes a speech during the inauguration. (Charles Eckert))

Bill de Blasio may only have two weeks' experience as mayor, but a majority of New Yorkers say they are optimistic about the future of the Big Apple under his administration, according to a poll Thursday.

Quinnipiac University released the results of its first poll conducted after de Blasio assumed office found that 67% of Gothamites are enthusiastic about the next four years and they agree...

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