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Measures to address prescription drug costs, budget deficit score higher than renewables push
Roughly 3 in 5 adults say government is responsible for financial assistance, paid family leave in light of Supreme Court ruling, while tax credits, child care subsidies and universal pre-K are seen as helpful policies regardless of party
Voters Show Little Consensus on Income Thresholds for Student Loan Forgiveness Eligibility in Potential Biden Administration Plan
29% of voters feel that the potential income threshold for $10,000 in student loan debt forgiveness is just right, while 35% say such relief should not be provided at any level
Amid Partisan Finger-Pointing on Inflation, Voters Say a Few Different Entities Have a Lot of Power Over Rising Prices
Comparable shares of voters say the president, Fed, Congress and large corporations have “a lot” of power to manage rising consumer prices
As SEC Closes In on ESG Rules for Funds, the Bulk of Frequent Investors Say They Value Such Standards
When It Comes to Investing, Nearly 3 in 5 Frequent Investors Prioritize Profitability Over Social Responsibility
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Morning Consult’s Industry Intelligence team analyzes the effects of rising prices on U.S. adults’ purchasing decisions
Nearly 4 in 5 Republicans think the U.S. is currently in a recession, up from about 2 in 5 two years ago during an actual recession
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Voters Point to Profit Maximization, Supply Chain Woes When Asked About Companies’ Role in Inflation
About 1 in 10 voters blame rising labor costs for persistently high consumer prices