48% Favor Obama’s $302 Billion Program for Roads and Bridges
Friday, February 28, 2014
Nearly half of voters favor the new infrastructure plan President Obama proposed this week. But most lack confidence that the government will spend the money correctly and think cutting spending is a better way to help the economy.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 48% of Likely U.S. Voters favor a new $302 billion federal program to help rebuild and repair roads and bridges. Just 29% oppose the new program, while 22% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on February 26-27, 2014 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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