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Questions - Job Programs - August 7-8, 2011

50% Favor Jobs Tax Credits for Hiring Young Veterans
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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 U.S. business leaders to help their own businesses grow?

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