September 21, 2017

Thursday PA Capitol Digest NewsClips

New Franklin & Marshall Poll Thursday finds Gov. Wolf’s job approval rating is 38 percent, similar to his rating in May and comparable to Gov. Rendell at this point in his administration and better than Gov. Corbett’s. Gov. Ridge’s approval rating was 65 percent. U.S. Senator Bob Casey had a 37 percent approval rating.
About half those surveyed-- 48 percent-- felt the state was on the wrong track.  Asked which issue or problem was the most important, 30 percent said government and politicians, unemployment and the economy 16 percent, education 11 percent and taxes 11 percent.
President Trump’s job performance rating dropped from 37 to 29 percent from the May Poll.  49 percent rated him the best at dealing with terrorism, 50 percent gave him an “F” for improving health care, 47 percent gave him an “F” on dealing with climate change and 47 percent gave him an “F” for protecting the environment.
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