Princeton Survey Research Associates International November 2011 Omnibus Week 3
12 It will allow for too much federal spending in the next few years10 Don’t know/Refused (VOL. DO NOT READ)CC4. The super committee has considered many proposals for reducing the deficit. As I reada list of ideas, please tell me if you think each one should be part of the final packagethat Congress considers to reduce the deficit, or not. First, how about [INSERT,RANDOMIZE]? Do you think this should be part of the package to reduce the deficit, ornot? Next, how about [INSERT]? [IF NECESSARY: Do you think this should be part of the package to reduce the deficit, or not?]
Yes, should bepart of deficitreduction packageNo, should not bepart of deficitreduction package(VOL.)Don’t know/Refuseda.
Letting the Bush tax cuts expire forfamilies earning at least $250,000 ayear
Nov 17-20, 2011 53 36 11b.
Reducing the value of itemizeddeductions for families earning atleast $250,000 a year
Nov 17-20, 2011 55 32 14c.
Raising the eligibility age for Medicarefrom 65 to 67
Nov 17-20, 2011 35 62 3d.
Placing strict limits on how muchWashington will spend on Medicaidand Medicare
Nov 17-20, 2011 45 47 8e.
Freezing spending through the year2019 on nondefense domesticprograms such as education, parksand housing
Nov 17-20, 2011 32 62 6