11 Apr '11, 7pm

Americans Support Democrats' Resolve On EPA Budget Issue

A whole lot of people breathed a sigh of relief last week when Democratic Congressional leaders held firm against their Republican counterparts' attempts to hold the federal budget hostage over ideological issues like protecting clean air. Now those Democratic leaders can breathe their own sighs of relief because the polling shows that voters support their resolve. As The Hill reports , polling released today by CNN and the Opinion Research Corporation shows that "71 percent favor continued funding to the EPA to enforce its greenhouse gas regulations." Here's the exact question asked: Would you favor legislation that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from spending any money to enforce regulations on greenhouse gases and other environmental issues, or do you think the federal government should continue to provide funding to the Environmental Protection Agenc...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/paltman/americans_suppo...

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