Fifty-five percent of Americans in a Bloomberg National Poll say they would back an increase. The concept has bipartisan support, with majorities of Republicans (51 percent) and Democrats (67 percent) backing the idea.
Is it okay to increase the federal gas tax to pay for roads and bridges in your state?
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Two-thirds of Americans say it is “very important” for the president to enact major spending for infrastructure.
CA Voters See Need for More Transportation Funding
Poll by David Binder Research
Professional Engineers in California Government (PECG) commissioned respected pollster David Binder Research to survey registered voters in California and nationally regarding their views on the need to improve transportation infrastructure, the preferred method of funding those improvements, and how the money could be utilized most effectively. In each poll, more than 800 registered voters were surveyed with an accuracy of plus or minus 3.5%.
The Gallup Poll reports that, among other things, 3 in 4 Americans like the idea of spending more “to improve infrastructure, including roads, buildings and waterways.” Only 11 percent disagree.