ICYMI: NEW POLL FROM NAVIGATOR RESEARCH SHOWS 7 IN 10 AMERICANS SUPPORT URGENT PASSAGE OF BIDEN’S BUILD BACK BETTER AGENDA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 8, 2021
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ICYMI: NEW POLL FROM NAVIGATOR RESEARCH SHOWS 7 IN 10 AMERICANS SUPPORT URGENT PASSAGE OF BIDEN’S BUILD BACK BETTER AGENDA

Majorities of Democrats, Independents and a plurality of Republicans support President Biden’s economic agenda

Washington, D.C. — A new poll released today from Navigator Research shows that President Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda is backed by the vast majority of Americans, with 70 percent of Americans in support. This broad support for the President’s economic agenda includes 92 percent of Democrats, 63 percent of Independents, and 47 percent of Republicans.

Navigator found that 86% of Americans support reducing the cost of prescription drugs by giving Medicare the power to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies, 85% support the President’s plan to expand Medicare to include dental, vision, and hearing, 79% support raising wages for home care workers, 77% support expanding access to long-term care for families that can’t currently afford it, 77% support increasing funding to crack down on tax evasion by large corporations and the wealthiest Americans, 72% support investing in clean energy infrastructure, and 64% support expanding the Child Tax Credit.

The American people support the President’s economic plan, and say the need for the legislation is urgent.

  • “Support for Biden and Democrats’ new economic plan is vast, with seven in ten Americans in support of it.”
  • “Nearly three in four say it is urgent that the House and Senate pass this legislation.”
  • “A majority of independents support this plan after hearing the cost and how it’s paid for (56%).”

Read more from Navigator Research here.

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