Most U.S. voters favor a new government program designed to create jobs but still think ultimately tax cuts and decisions by private business leaders will do more good in terms of job creation.3* Which is a better way to create new jobs – cutting taxes or increasing government spending?
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely Voters finds that 66% believe cutting taxes is a better way to create new jobs than increasing government spending. That’s up seven points from January.
Just 18% think increasing government spending is the better way to go. Another 16% are not sure.
Sixty-five percent (65%) say decisions made by U.S. business leaders to help their own businesses grow will do more to create jobs than decisions made by government officials. Twenty-five percent (25%) say decisions made by government officials to create jobs will do more.
5* What will be better for the economy in the long-term - government job creation programs or tax cuts?