The Most Popular Economic Issues of 2017
See where voters on polling on the most popular Economic issues of 2017.
Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?
Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?
Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?
Should the government raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?
Paid Sick Leave
Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member?
Should the government incentivize private companies to keep jobs within the country?
Should the U.S. continue to participate in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)?
Should the Federal Reserve Bank be audited by Congress?
Corporate Mega Mergers
Should the government prevent “mega mergers” of corporations that could potentially control a large percentage of market share within its industry?
Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?
Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?
Capital Gains Tax
Should the government increase the tax rate on profits earned from the sale of stocks, bonds, and real estate?
Should the government increase tariffs on imported products from China?
Should the government require businesses to pay salaried employees, making up to $46k/year, time-and-a-half for overtime hours?
Would you favor an increased sales tax in order to reduce property taxes?
Should pension payments be increased for retired government workers?
Should citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?
Should pension plans for federal, state, and local government workers be transitioned into privately managed accounts?
Online Sales Tax
Should an in-state sales tax apply to online purchases of in-state buyers from out-of-state sellers?