US Public Sees US Trade Policy as Not Serving Public, But Multinational Corporations

Republicans Have Grown More Negative About Trade; NAFTA, Democrats More Positive.  In a two wave trend line poll conducted shortly after the election and then again this month, seven in ten US voters consistently said that US trade policymakers give too little consideration to the American people, people like them, or the American economy, but…

Majorities Oppose All Key Provisions of House-Passed Healthcare Bill, Including in Very Red Districts

While Senate Republicans move toward finalizing their healthcare plan, a new in-depth survey finds that all of the key provisions of the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) are opposed by clear majorities. Overall, 67 percent oppose the legislation. The study, conducted by the University of Maryland’s Program from Public Consultation (PPC), includes a six-way…

Americans Want a Budget That Cuts the Deficit

In Unique Survey, Voters Make Their Own Federal Budget, Cut Deficit Over $200 Billion As anticipation for President Donald J. Trump’s first budget release in the next few weeks reaches a crescendo, there is much debate about whether cutting the deficit should be a priority for the administration. Apparently most American voters think it should be.…