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Questions - Welfare - October 21-22, 2014

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted October 21-22, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports

1* Does the United States spend too much, too little, or about the right amount on welfare and other programs to help those in financial need?

2* Beginning next year, Indiana will limit access to food stamps to three months for adults without children who do not find work or do not participate in a 20-hour-a-week job training program. Do you favor or oppose a program limiting food stamp benefits like this in your state?

3* Should the federal government put time limits on all public assistance programs?

4* Suppose someone lost his or her job and has been looking for work for a full year without success. Should state governments offer such workers a minimum wage government job instead of welfare payments?

5*  How would you rate the job government public assistance programs have done in reducing poverty and getting Americans back to work – excellent, good, fair or poor?

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