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Tag Results for "Hispanic Poll"

Poll: 62%  said “No” to Allowing Private Firms into Oil Sector

While accepting the need for reform of the energy sector, most Mexicans oppose opening state oil monopoly Pemex to private investment, a poll published Monday by capital daily El Universal shows. Only 20 percent of the 1,000 adults surveyed by pollster Buendia & Laredo over the period Aug. 8-13 expressed support for the idea, which is a key element of the energy plans put forward by centrist President Enrique Peña Nieto and the main opposition conservative PAN party. continue reading »

As Congress and President Battle on Debt Ceiling, Young Hispanics Prefer Spending Cuts over Taxes

By nearly a 3:1 ratio, Hispanic young adults prefer "reducing federal spending" (69%) to "raising taxes on individuals" (27%) in order to balance the federal budget. 70% of Hispanic young adults would decrease federal spending if given the chance to set America's fiscal priorities.A 57%-majority of Hispanics agree that "if taxes on business profits were reduced, companies would be more likely to hire." In a separate question, a 56%-majority concurred "the economy grows best when individuals are allowed to create businesses without government interference." continue reading »

Poll Reveals U.S. Latinos Increasing Concern of the Current Housing/Foreclosure Crisis

The poll found that while there is a high degree of optimism about the idea of the American Dream, with a combined 72% of respondents saying they have already reached it or expect to reach it in their lifetime, there were serious fears about whether owning a home is part of that dream. Results further show that Latinos view of homeownership as a sense of security in the U.S. is vastly changing as a result of the housing/foreclosure crisis. continue reading »