Public Pulse: stimulus and tax cuts
According to Rasmussen, 47% of likely voters say they are more worried government will do “too much” in reacting to the nation’s economic problems; 44% are more worried government will do too little.
According to Ipsos/Reuters, 49% off Americans would prefer to extend all the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts; 31% would only extend the tax cuts for people earning less than $200,000; and 15% would allow all of the tax cuts to expire.
According to Rasmussen, 38% of likely voters say last year’s stimulus helped the economy. 36% now say it hurt the economy. 21% say it had no impact.