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As I read some pairs of statements, please tell me whether the first statement or the second statement comes closer to your own views -- even if neither is exactly right....Government regulation of business is necessary to protect the public interest, government regulation of business usually does more harm than good (Source: Pew Research Center for the People & the Press Poll, Sep, 2018)


49%
Government regulation of business is necessary to protect the public interest

43%
Government regulation of business usually does more harm than good

8%
Both/Neither (Vol.)/Don't know/Refused

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Survey by Pew Research Center for the People & the Press. Methodology: Conducted by Abt Associates, September 18 - September 24, 2018 and based on 1,754 telephone (landline only), telephone (cell only) interviews. Sample: National adult. [31115590.00062] (View Citation)

Topics: BUSINESS GOVERNMENT REGULATION





Which comes closer to your point of view about the government cutting business taxes, is it a good idea because it provides an incentive for companies to expand, hire more workers, and grow the economy, or a bad idea because it mostly benefits companies and their shareholders, who make more money by holding on to it rather than hiring more workers and growing the economy? (Source: NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll, Dec, 2016)


Subpopulation/Note: Asked of Form B half sample.
55%
Good idea

39%
Bad idea

2%
Mixed/Some of both (Vol.)

4%
Not sure

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Survey by NBC News, Wall Street Journal. Methodology: Conducted by Hart Research Associates/Public Opinion Strategies, December 12 - December 15, 2016 and based on 1,000 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. The sample included 450 respondents who use a cell phone only and 38 reached on a cell phone but who also have a landline. [USNBCWSJ.121916.R29] (View Citation)

Topics: GOVERNMENT BUSINESS TAXING





Would you favor or oppose having a law passed which would stop this practice (that some unions require employers to hire more persons than are actually needed to do the work)? (Source: Gallup Poll (AIPO), Mar, 1945)


Subpopulation/Note: See note. Asked of Form K half sample who think some unions do this (47% Form K).
83%
Favor

9%
Oppose

8%
No opinion

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Dataset is available using RoperExpress VIEW DATASET ABSTRACT


Methodology: Conducted by Gallup Organization, March 9 - March 14, 1945 and based on 1,500 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. Sample size is approximate. [USGALLUP.342K.QK10B] (View Citation)

Topics: GOVERNMENT REGULATION LABOR BUSINESS

Dataset: USAIPO1945-0342







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