Results of the quarterly Omnibus Maine public opinion poll. Most Mainers get th
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Results of the quarterly Omnibus Maine public opinion poll. Most Mainers get their news from local sources and television; consider the media to be fair; are optimistic about their economic future; see education and economic incentives as the most important job-creation measures; suppport state assistance to modernize Bath Iron Works; and favor repealing the temporary one-percent sales tax increase enacted six years ago. They also favor turnpike widening, oppose a gas tax to fund an east-west highway in Maine; think there is something wrong with American health care and especially with Blue Cross/Blue Shield; believe able-bodiued women and, especially, men should be forced to work in lieu of welfare; favor mandatory after-school classes for failing students; oppose new state liquor stores; favor the death penalty; oppose intrastate secession; and want hospitals to notify police when potentially violent mental patients are released.
Public opinion polls
Jacks, Shirley, "Results of the quarterly Omnibus Maine public opinion poll. Most Mainers get th" (1997). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 512.
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