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.
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
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