Analysis of Polls Finds Majorities Support 28 Proposals in Budget Reconciliation Plan

In a comprehensive analysis of polls on major proposals in the proposed reconciliation budget—related to health care, the environment, education, safety net programs and more—all 28 receive majority support, in most cases large majorities.  For all proposals, this includes majorities of Democrats and independents.  Among Republicans, majorities support 14 of the proposals and pluralities support…

Large Majority Favors Paid Family and Medical Leave Proposed for Reconciliation Budget Plan

Six-in-ten voters support a proposed plan to federally fund up to 12 weeks of paid family or medical leave for all Americans, according to a new in-depth survey by the Program for Public Consultation (PPC) at the University of Maryland. The plan put forward in President Biden’s American Families Plan calls for the federal government…