Stories tagged: survey
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 6:26 p.m.
U.S. auto companies such as General Motors, Tesla and Ford faltered this year in Consumer Reports’ reliability rankings as readers reported more mechanical trouble with their vehicles.
UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
Parents and taxpayers, you have 6 days to tell state officials what you want out of Washington’s public schools
What do you want your children to get out of Washington State’s public schools? What barriers are standing between kids and their goals? What should state education officials focus on? …
UPDATED: Thu., July 12, 2018, 11:02 a.m.
They took a survey in their teens. 60 years later, these Puyallup students are being recruited for a new one
Kareen Shanks remembers taking a two-day survey called Project Talent when she was a teenager at Puyallup High School. Shanks, now 74 and a 1962 PHS graduate, was told it …
Wed., June 20, 2018, 4 p.m.
A survey of new-vehicle buyers finds that car and truck quality hit a record high this year as automakers started to clear up bugs with infotainment systems.
Tue., May 1, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Competition from big business has replaced “uncertainty” about the future as the chief concern among small business owners nationally, according to the ninth annual U.S. Bank Small Business Survey.
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
U.S. businesses continued to hire at a healthy pace in January, a sign the economy is off to a solid start for the year.
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 2:52 p.m.
Sales and profits picked up for companies at the end of last year, and more say they’re paying their workers higher wages and salaries in the latest signs that the …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
The third annual Apartment List survey of renter satisfaction, which drew from 45,000 responses nationwide, ranked Spokane in 11 different categories. Overall, the city got a C-plus.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018
As Silicon Valley’s workplace diversity wars play out, a Pew Research survey finds that half of women who work in science, technology, engineering and math say they have experienced some …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 7:24 p.m.
The Tri-Cities really, really likes its nuclear energy.
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 4:40 p.m.
Eighty percent of employees say managers are unnecessary, a national survey on manager-employee relationships found.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 9:51 a.m.
Black Friday shopping appears to be losing its luster as a post-Thanksgiving ritual, with nearly 65 percent of Pacific Northwest residents saying they’ll avoid stores that day.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 2:19 p.m.
Americans prioritize one thing above all others when evaluating whether a company is a good corporate citizen: How they treat their workers.
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 11:34 a.m.
U.S. services companies in October grew at the best rate in more than a dozen years.
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
American drivers are demanding increasingly complex infotainment systems when they shop for new cars. But a new AAA study says they’re putting themselves at risk if they use the systems …
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hobbled U.S. hiring last month, with businesses adding just 135,000 jobs, the fewest in nearly a year, a private survey found.
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 9:36 a.m.
Most Americans believe their jobs are safe from the spread of automation and robotics, at least during their lifetimes, and only a handful says automation has cost them a job …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 8:42 a.m.
In a quest to end cookie-cutter health care, U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments …
Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 6:42 a.m.
The share of Americans who identify as white and Christian has dropped below 50 percent, a transformation fueled by immigration and by growing numbers of people who reject organized religion …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Despite White House claims to the contrary, fired FBI Director James Comey was highly respected and trusted within the bureau during his nearly four-year tenure, according to internal survey results …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 2:28 p.m.
Members of Congress will return in September to a glut of complex and technically challenging tasks, including tax policy, the debt ceiling, and Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
UPDATED: Mon., July 17, 2017, 8:14 p.m.
The federal government has terminated its Medicare/Medicaid provider agreement with the Surgery Center of Spokane.
Wed., July 12, 2017
The negative assessments, bad as they are, are simply holding steady. But among some segments of the public, the media is actually looking better than ever.
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Spokane ranks fifth among the best places to live in the West for those earning $100,000, according to MagnifyMoney.com, a website that offers consumer reviews and comparisons of various financial …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Business economists are generally optimistic about the U.S. economy with most expecting stronger growth than last year’s poor performance.
Thu., April 20, 2017, 6 a.m.
Yahoo News and Marist University survey illustrates how pot has become a part of everyday life for millions of Americans.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 11:10 p.m.
The city posted an online survey Tuesday asking residents to rank their priorities on snow removal strategies, including whether officials call an all-city plow quickly enough during snowstorms. The City …
Wed., April 5, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
U.S. services companies saw their growth rate taper off in March, as hiring and business activity remained positive but dipped relative to February.
Mon., March 20, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
The University of Montana is surveying faculty and staff about their interest in early retirement as the university seeks to cut spending due to decreasing enrollment.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 8:42 p.m.
We’re a nation of people already wound pretty tight. But right now we’re more stressed out than we’ve been in the past decade, according to a survey released Wednesday.