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Questions - Fed vs. State Government - July 5, 2012

40% Trust Local Government More Than State, Federal
Most Say Federal Gov Should Handle Banks, States Take Care of Gambling, Min Wage
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted July 5, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Generally speaking, what level of government do you trust the most—federal government, state government, or local government?

2* I am going to read you a short list of issues.  For each please let me know if you think it would be best to have the federal government or the state governments deal with that issue.

Minimum wage
Gambling rules and regulations
Health insurance laws
Drinking age
Environmental regulations
Drilling for oil or shale oil
Banks and financial institutions

3* Would most big businesses prefer being regulated by the federal government or by state governments?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence