Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile



Poll: US Government favorability at 15-year low

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

A decade ago, Americans felt similarly about their local, state and federal governments. No longer. Today, just one in three has a favorable view of the federal government — the lowest level in 15 years, according to a Pew survey. The majority of Americans remain satisfied with their local and state governments — 61 percent and 52 percent, respectively — but only 33 percent feel likewise about the federal government.
read more

share

Pew survey: Public trusts state, local governments over feds by wide margin

Politics / US Politics : The Federal Eye (2 years ago)

Americans trust their state and local governments more than the federal government by a gaping margin, according to a Pew Research survey released Monday. The survey showed that 28 percent of the public views the federal government ... Read Post

Poll: Only 17 percent view federal government favorably

Politics / US Politics : 2chambers (3 years ago)

The public’s opinion of the federal government has hit a new low, according to a Gallup survey released Monday. Only 17 percent of those polled by Gallup said they viewed the federal government in a favorable light, ranking it dead ... Read Post

Jennifer Rubin: Morning Bits

US Politics / Conservative : Right Turn (3 years ago)

Funny how the bigger government gets, the less people like it. “A decade ago, Americans felt similarly about their local, state and federal governments. No longer. Today, just one in three has a favorable view of the federal governm... Read Post


Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC