National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted August 7-8, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How important is it for the government to launch a new program designed to create jobs?
2* Which will
do more to create new jobs - decisions made by government officials to create
jobs or decisions made by
3* Which is a better way to create new jobs – cutting taxes or increasing government spending?
4* A proposal has been made to give companies tax credits up to $9,600 for each young military veteran they hire. Supporters estimate the program will cost $120 million and create 25,000 new jobs. Do you favor or oppose having the federal government give companies tax credits for each new job created for young veterans?
5* What will be better for the economy in the long-term - government job creation programs or tax cuts?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence