If it's in the News, it's in our Polls. Public opinion polling since 2003.

 

Questions - Budget Cuts - Dec 12-13, 2013

45% Favor Restoring Some Sequester Budget Cuts, 40% Oppose
22% Think Federal Government Needs More Tax Money
See Toplines
Platinum Page 

 

National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted December 12-13, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about federal budget talks in Washington, DC?

2* Which do you favor – a federal budget that increases spending or one that cuts spending? Or should spending levels remain about the same?

3* A new budget proposal would restore some of the $1.1 trillion in across-the-board sequester spending cuts that went into effect on March 30. Do you favor restoring some of these sequester spending cuts, or do you prefer letting those budget cuts continue? 

4* Many of the spending cuts in the new budget proposal are projected to take effect several years from now. How likely is it that those budget cuts will really happen?

5* Are additional tax hikes needed to fund the federal government?

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