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Americans Appear To Be Less Enthusiastic About Helping NPR

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Most voters tune into National Public Radio during the course of a month, but far fewer think taxpayers should continue to subsidize it.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 31% of Likely U.S. Voters think federal subsidies to NPR should be discontinued as President Trump has proposed in his latest budget. Slightly more (39%) disagree, but 30% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on March 19-20, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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