Publication date: April 27, 2022
- Voters believe the government is partially to blame for inflation, and they don’t trust the government to fix the problem. Inflation is causing participants to hold off on making non-essential purchases, both large and small, including family vacations and smaller, “fun” activities.
- Government spending is a bridge issue that touches both inflation and welfare concerns.
- Voters want programs that provide a “roadmap to the middle class,” such as regulations, like work requirements, that move people off government assistance programs and into the workforce and that provide information on post-secondary education to empower future generations to succeed.