• 65% of Americans want next COVID stimulus check to be at minimum $1400, new Insider poll found

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement A poll of 1,154 Americans found significant backing for a new round of large stimulus checks, with 19% of respondents supporting the Biden administration's $1,400 checks but a further 46% of respondents supporting a number higher than that figure.
    The poll was conducted February 22, 2021 on SurveyMonkey Audience and has a margin of error of approximately 3 percentage points.
    The House of Representatives is poised to pass President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus package later this week. The massive 591-page bill includes $1,400 stimulus checks for eligible...
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  • Most Americans support a $15 minimum wage, but are split on how soon it should happen

    Most Americans support a $15 minimum wage, but are split on how soon it should happen

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

    Demonstrators participate in a protest outside McDonald's corporate headquarters on January 15, 2021, in Chicago.
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    Over 60% of Americans definitely or probably support raising the minimum wage to $15, an Insider poll found.
    Results came down along party lines; Democrats were more likely to support the increase.
    But the poll found more Americans support a gradual increase to $15 by 2025.
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    Over 60% of respondents in a new Insider poll would definitely or probably support a $15 minimum wage. That increase - which...
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