Research: Reclaiming Government for America’s Future

by Sarah White on July 17, 2016 in Feature

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Americans’ Paradoxical Opinions about Government

by Elaine Mejia on December 17, 2015 in December 2015 eNewsletter

A new poll from the Pew Research Center illustrates one of the paradoxes of today’s America—we think government is run poorly, and we want government to do more. Only 19% of those surveyed trust the government always or most of … Continue reading

Americans Rank Terrorism as Problem #1

by Elaine Mejia on December 17, 2015 in December 2015 eNewsletter

The terrorist attacks in San Bernardino and Paris have had a profound effect on the American psyche. The latest poll from Gallup finds that Americans now rank terrorism as the nation’s number one problem. In addition, “satisfaction with the way … Continue reading

Americans Shift on Civil Rights

by Public Works on September 28, 2015 in Public Opinion

In March 2014, 49% of Americans polled by the Pew Research Center said the country had made the changes needed to give blacks equals rights with whites, while 46% said more changes were needed. A little more than a year … Continue reading

Americans Say They’re Under Threat

by Public Works on September 28, 2015 in Public Opinion

A recent poll from Gallup reveals that many Americans think the federal government is an immediate threat when their political party of choice isn’t the one in the White House. Right now, 49% of those polled say “the federal government … Continue reading

Confidence in Police at 22-Year Low

by Public Works on July 28, 2015 in July 2015 eNewsletter

A new Gallup poll says 52% of Americans say they have “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in the police. While that is a majority, the percentage is the lowest it’s been since 1993, a year after … Continue reading

Continuing Dissatisfaction with Federal Government

by Public Works on July 28, 2015 in July 2015 eNewsletter

Americans’ confidence in all three branches of the federal government remains low, according a new Gallup poll. Only 32% of those surveyed had “a great deal” or “quite a lot” of confidence in the Supreme Court, and a woeful 8% … Continue reading