ICYMI: NAVIGATOR POLLING: SEVEN IN TEN SUPPORT SPENDING IN BUILD BACK BETTER AGENDA

According to the Report, a Majority of Independents (63%) and a Plurality of Republicans (47%) Support the $3.5T Build Back Better Plan

A Majority of Independents (56%) Support the Plan After Hearing It Will Be Paid For By Increasing Taxes on the Wealthy & Corporations

Today, Navigator Research released polling data showing that the Build Back Better agenda is coming out of the August recess more popular than ever, with increased and widespread popularity among American voters across the political spectrum.

The data shows that 70% of voters support the plan, while nearly 3 in 4 voters believe passing the plan is urgent. The poll also demonstrates that all parts of the plan are popular with voters, especially expanding Medicare and allowing Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices.

KEY POINTS FROM THE REPORT:

  • 70% of voters — Including a majority of independents (63%) and a plurality of Republicans (47%) — support the legislation.

  • 62% of voters — including a majority of independents (56%) — support this plan after hearing the cost and how it’s paid for.
  • 86% of voters support reducing prescription drug costs by allowing Medicare to negotiate prices.

  • 85% of voters support expanding Medicare to include dental, vision, and hearing coverage.

  • 77% of voters support expanding access to long-term care for millions of families that currently can’t afford it.
  • 77% of voters believe that corporations that are currently paying zero in taxes should pay a minimum tax of 15% on their profits.

  • 71% of voters say passing the Build Back Better agenda is urgent.

Read the full summary of the report here.

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