Stories tagged: survey
Mon., April 24, 2017, 8:20 a.m.
Survey of economists finds optimism about growth prospects
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.
Marijuana has truly gone mainstream, survey finds
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.
Spokane residents asked to weigh in on city’s snowplow plan
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 firms grew at slower pace in March
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.
University of Montana surveying faculty about early retirement
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.
Americans are seriously stressed out about the future of the country, survey finds
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.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 12:59 p.m.
Accidental shooting deaths, injuries spike over the holidays
The happiest of seasons is also among the deadliest: Unintentional shootings spike during the holidays, and are more likely to occur than any other time of the year, according to …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
U.S. CEOs more optimistic on prospects for sales, hiring
Chief executive officers of some of the largest U.S. companies became more optimistic about their sales and hiring prospects in the weeks before and after last month’s presidential election, even …
Thu., July 9, 2015, midnight
Spokane Valley Chamber looking for big ideas
The Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce has launched its “Big 5 for the Greater Spokane Valley” campaign, seeking to identify five measurable goals for the Valley area. Chamber CEO …
Fri., May 17, 2013, 7:18 a.m.
EU survey reveals many gays live in fear
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Across Europe, gay couples are scared of publicly engaging in even the most basic expression of their affection: Holding hands. Released today, the largest ever EU …
Thu., Oct. 18, 2012, 12:57 p.m.
Gallup study: 3.4 percent of US adults are LGBT
NEW YORK — A new Gallup survey, touted as the largest of its kind, estimates that 3.4 percent of American adults identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
Sat., Jan. 30, 2010, midnight
Honked at parking lot operators, plenty want my gold pass
The votes are tallied and the people’s verdict is in: Heck, yeah. Stick it to the downtown parking lot companies. Last week I asked readers to weigh in on my …
Mon., April 14, 1997, midnight
Most Believe Smoking Addictive, Carcinogenic
The overwhelming majority of Americans believe smoking is addictive, and most of them believe the tobacco company executives share that belief, according to a Harris Poll. According to the poll …
Fri., Feb. 7, 1997, midnight
Idahoans Split On Removing Snake River Dams Poll Shows Support Stable For Saving Salmon, Steelhead
A new public opinion poll shows Idaho residents evenly split over whether the drastic step of removing one or more lower Snake River dams should be taken to possibly save …
Mon., Sept. 30, 1996, midnight
Poll Finds Split Over Clinton Gold Mine Deal
Montana voters are sharply divided about President Clinton’s deal to halt development of the New World gold mine at the edge of Yellowstone National Park. A poll for the Lee …
Thu., Sept. 12, 1996, midnight
Sounding Out Washington Poll Suggests Tough Race For Nethercutt Three Democrats Combined Have As Much Support As The Republican Incumbent
Republican George Nethercutt probably will get the most votes in Tuesday’s primary but faces a tough re-election battle in November, a new voter survey suggests. The freshman congressman easily tops …
Thu., Sept. 12, 1996, midnight
Poll Finds Support For Attacking Iraq
By a margin of more than 3-1, the American public approves of President Clinton’s decision to fire cruise missiles at Iraq - although a substantial majority of Americans do not …
Thu., Sept. 12, 1996, midnight
Sounding Out Idaho Poll Finds Chenoweth Clinging To Slim Lead Election May Hinge On Undecided Voters
U.S. Rep. Helen Chenoweth is hanging on to a slim 7-point lead over challenger Dan Williams, according to a new poll commissioned by The Idaho Spokesman-Review. But 36 percent of …
Sat., July 27, 1996, midnight
Humanist Magazine: 90% Believe In God
If there were any doubts that Americans are religious, the doubters have helped erase them. Free Inquiry, the international secular humanist magazine, has long been suspicious of past research by …
Wed., June 5, 1996, midnight
Majority Of Americans Approve Of Hunting, According To Survey
A large majority of Americans approve of hunting, but many believe that a lot of hunters are unethical or unsafe, according to a study sponsored by the U.S. Fish and …
Fri., Jan. 19, 1996, midnight
Public Not Holding Its Breath For Budget Settlement, Still Blaming Gop More
Americans have become more pessimistic about the federal budget deadlock and still blame congressional Republicans more than President Clinton, according to a CBS News poll released Thursday. Asked who they …
Tue., Dec. 26, 1995, midnight
Montanans Support Daytime Speed Limit
A small majority of Montanans believe the state should have a daytime speed limit, but more women than men like the idea, a new poll reveals. The survey, for Lee …
Wed., Dec. 20, 1995, midnight
Batt Steps Up To Plate For Sandpoint Many Of City’s Good Features Lost In Media Glare, Governor Says
When former Los Angeles detective Mark Fuhrman moved to Sandpoint last summer, the national media followed. Before reporters and television cameras left, they attached a scarlet letter to this town …
Sun., Oct. 22, 1995, midnight
Chamber Withheld Poll Results On Raising State Minimum Wage
The Montana Chamber of Commerce withheld one question when it released results of a statewide poll this past week. The question uncovered strong support - 72 percent - for raising …
Sun., Oct. 1, 1995, midnight
Top TV Readers Share Their All-Time Favorite Television Shows
1. Readers voted “M*A*S*H,” the Korean War comedy/drama, as their favorite television show of all time. 2. Ted Knight played news anchor Ted Baxter in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.” …
Wed., Sept. 27, 1995, midnight
Survey Finds Eroding Support For Major Overhaul Of Medicare
Public support for Republican policies is eroding, with a thin majority opposing GOP proposals to revamp the Medicare program, according to a new USA Today-CNN-Gallup Poll. The weekend poll found …
Thu., Sept. 21, 1995, midnight
Tuning In To TV A Recent Survey Shows Young Girls Are Critical Of TV Shows That Fail To Be Realistic
“Full House” was chosen as the favorite show among girls in grades three through six.
Wed., Sept. 6, 1995, midnight
Childhood Aspirations Not Just Wishful Thinking Researcher Makes A Career Out Of Asking, ‘What Do You Want To Be?’
It is every uncle’s favorite question and one every kid gets to expect: What do you want to be when you grow up? Psychologist Ashton Trice has been asking that …
Mon., Aug. 28, 1995, midnight
Saving Money Tops Saving Soul In Poll
More than one-third of adults worry “a lot” about not having enough money and health insurance, while fewer than 10 percent worry that they will go to hell, according to …
Thu., July 27, 1995, midnight
Uncle Sam Doesn’t Do Well In Poll North Idaho Leads State In Distrust Of Government
It’s well-known that the state’s residents are willing to take Uncle Sam’s dollars to build logging roads and subsidize farming. But an overwhelming majority of Idahoans still have little confidence …