Stories tagged: survey
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 4:57 p.m.
Complex infotainment systems are putting driver lives at risk, says AAA
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.
Survey: Hurricanes limit hiring in September to 135,000 jobs
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.
Will your job be automated? 70 percent of Americans say no
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.
Studying 1 million people to end cookie-cutter health care
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.
Survey: White Christians are now a minority of US population
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.
Internal FBI surveys show high support for ex-FBI head Comey, Russia
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.
Congress is broken, and staff members know why
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.
Federal government stops Medicare/Medicaid reimbursements to Surgery Center of Spokane
The federal government has terminated its Medicare/Medicaid provider agreement with the Surgery Center of Spokane.
Wed., July 12, 2017
Sullivan: Glimmer of hope in media survey
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.
Making six figures? Dot.com says Spokane among the best places to live in the West
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 …