Government Gets Lower Ratings for Handling Health Care, Environment, Disaster Response
Since 2015, opinions about the federal government’s handling of several major issues have become less positive and much more partisan.
For the first time, more Americans say 2010 health care law has had a positive than negative impact on U.S.
While the future of the Affordable Care Act is in question, the American public increasingly thinks the law has had a positive impact on the country.
Most patients in U.S. have high praise for their health care providers
While many physicians in the United States report frustrations with their work, the public continues to hold health care providers in high regard.
Public support for ‘single payer’ health coverage grows, driven by Democrats
A majority of Americans say it is the federal government’s responsibility to make sure all Americans have health care coverage. And a growing share now supports a “single payer” approach to health insurance.
Why workers don’t always take family or medical leave when they need to
The most frequently cited reason for not taking family or medical leave when one needs or wants to is concern over loss of wages or salary.
Shareable facts on how Americans view and experience family and medical leave
Americans Widely Support Paid Family and Medical Leave, but Differ Over Specific Policies
Most Americans say workers should receive paid leave, but the level of support varies across different situations. Experiences with leave vary by income and gender.
Many lower-income Republicans see ensuring health coverage for all as a government responsibility
Lower-income Republicans are somewhat more likely than higher-income Republicans to support the Affordable Care Act, and many say ensuring health care coverage for all is a government responsibility.
Support for 2010 health care law reaches new high
As congressional Republicans weigh options to replace the Affordable Care Act, support for the 2010 health care law has reached its highest level on record.
Majorities in all major religious groups support requiring childhood vaccination
Still, white evangelical Protestants and religious “nones” are somewhat less likely than members of other religious groups to support a vaccine requirement.