Stimulus checks, middle class benefits, tax credits, and economic growth in news headlines about ARP are seen as having a positive impact on “people like you.”
With more than one in three Americans report being vaccinated, approval of the vaccine rollout has risen 30 points in the last two months.
Though awareness about the American Rescue Plan was low among these participants, more information moved them towards supporting it, with many responding to provisions beyond the $1,400 stimulus checks.
Focus groups with women essential workers across the country reveal a deep, personal impact from the pandemic, setting expectations for “a new normal” rather than a “return to normal.”
Majorities of Americans support abolishing the filibuster and restoring the Voting Rights Act.
Progressive arguments calling for improving America’s infrastructure easily beat back conservative counterarguments focused on the national deficit.
For the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, majorities of Americans believe “the worst is over” with the pandemic and have confidence in their personal financial situation.
While each component of the American Rescue Plan is seen as important by wide majorities, checks and vaccine distribution funding are seen as most important.
There is overwhelming support for infrastructure investment following the Texas winter storm; a majority see government regulations as “mostly a good thing.”
Americans report feeling “exhausted” but “hopeful,” and for the first time more Americans say the “worst is over” than say the worst is “yet to come.”
Seven in ten Americans support the American Rescue Plan as more report hearing about it; approval of the vaccine rollout rises 16 points over the course of February.
In focus groups, Black Americans express concern about GOP Extremism, have “hope” for Biden agenda, and address concerns about COVID vaccine.
Most Americans are concerned that groups like QAnon, the Proud Boys, and people like Marjorie Taylor Greene are gaining influence in the Republican party.
A majority of Americans approve of President Biden’s agenda as vast support for the American Rescue Plan remains resilient.
Nearly two in three Americans approve of Biden’s handling of coronavirus as the share saying “the worst is yet to come” continues to decline.