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Americans Want Community Investment, Not Cuts

August 26, 2020 in ,

Recent poll finds intense support across 10 states for legislators to side with workers over corporations A recent poll surveying Americans in Michigan, Nevada, Arizona, Florida, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi, and Texas commissioned by the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) and conducted by TargetSmart, shows voters’ strong support for: state investment in ensuring residents are […]

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New Poll Shows Coronavirus Pandemic is the Main Issue on Texans’ Minds

August 20, 2020 in , , , ,

Strong support for bold policy solutions to help working families and ensure safe and accessible elections A recent poll commissioned by the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) and conducted by TargetSmart shows that Texans hold deep concerns about the risk COVID-19 poses to their health, the impact on the economy and the election and they support […]

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As State Legislature Goes Into Special Session, New Poll Shows Nevadans Support Action on Threats Created by COVID Crisis

July 31, 2020 in , , , , , ,

Strong support for bold policy solutions to help working families and ensure the safety and accessibility of elections As the Nevada state legislature is set to begin a special session to address COVID-19 related issues, a recent poll commissioned by the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) shows Nevada voters hold deep concerns over the risk that […]

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Michiganders Want State Lawmakers to Act on Threats of COVID Crisis

July 14, 2020 in , , , ,

Strong support for progressive solutions to help working families and ensure the safety and security of elections A recent poll commissioned by the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) shows Michigan voters hold deep concerns over the risk that COVID-19 poses to their health and the impact on the economy.  The poll showed that Michiganders believe that […]

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Pennsylvanians Support Progressive Agenda in Harrisburg

June 16, 2020 in , , , ,

Residents particularly support public health and economic responses to COVID-19 and critical democracy reforms  A recent poll commissioned by the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) shows Pennsylvanians are concerned about the spread of COVID-19 and support widespread testing, prioritize working people in the economic response, and support reforms to make our democracy stronger.  Pennsylvanians Broadly Support […]

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The COVID Crisis Reveals Deep Fissures in American Society and Shines a Light on the Path Forward

May 1, 2020 in , , ,

“Many Americans are now experiencing what poor communities live with daily. We have communities perennially facing lower wages, higher poverty, lack of access to health care, and lack of access to child care. Shift workers, low-wage workers, agrarian workers, and service workers are now being pushed over the edge. We must be intentional about identifying […]

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North Carolinians Supported Economic Reform Even Before the COVID-19 Crisis

March 30, 2020 in , , ,

A recent poll commissioned by the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) shows North Carolina voters held deep concerns over pocketbook economic issues and support for progressive policy solutions even before the full impact of COVID-19 was felt. The poll showed that North Carolinians believe that the government should play a constructive role in people’s economic lives.   […]

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Wage Theft Policy Playbook

February 20, 2020 in , ,

No matter where we come from or what our color, most of us work hard for our families. But today, our families, local economies, and communities are being exploited by certain greedy CEOs who are stealing billions of dollars in wages earned by working Americans. Fortunately, thanks to progressive state legislators, anti-wage theft policies are […]

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Maryland Voters Support a Progressive, Pro-Worker Agenda

January 30, 2020 in , , , , , ,

Voters also prioritize public education and are receptive to expanding revenue sources As stagnating wages continue to take a toll on the middle class, a recent poll commissioned by the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) shows Maryland voters value quality public education in the state and are strongly supportive of a progressive, pro-worker economic agenda. Education […]

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Virginia Voters Support Progressive Policy Solutions to Address their Economic and Election Concerns

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A recent poll commissioned by the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) shows Virginia voters are concerned about health care, pocketbook economic issues, and election security. Virginians have made the connection between the problems working families face and the progressive policy solutions that can address these challenges; they want action. Voters Want Action on Economic Policies that […]

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RESTORING A FAIR WORKWEEK

January 18, 2020 in ,

STATE POLICIES TO COMBAT ABUSIVE SCHEDULING PRACTICES  By the Center for Popular Democracy (CPD) and SiX Today a majority of working Americans – over 80 million people – clock into a job with an hourly wage. As millions of families benefit from higher minimum wages (thanks to the work of many of you!), these victories are […]

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Action on Health Care Affordability Is a Top Priority for Coloradans

January 13, 2020 in , , , ,

New poll reveals strong support for a public option plan and prescription drug affordability board VOTERS SUPPORT HEALTH CARE REFORMS AND TAX SAVINGS FOR WORKING FAMILIES A recent poll conducted by Strategies 360 for the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) shows that voters strongly support progressive solutions to make health care more affordable and put more […]

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For Second Year in a Row, Health Care Tops the List of Issues Floridians Want the State Legislature to Act Upon

January 9, 2020 in , ,

Poll also highlights voters’ concerns about pocketbook economic issues A recent poll commissioned by the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) shows Floridians are concerned about health care and other pocketbook economic issues.  Polling demonstrates strong support for progressive policy solutions to these challenges facing Florida families. Voters Support Action on Health Care  Florida voters prioritize action […]

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Health care costs, support for working people top concerns in new Michigan poll

December 5, 2019 in , , , ,

Key Findings from Michigan Statewide Polls for the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) reveal strong support for action on health care affordability, economic justice, and election security Voters support health care reforms and progressive economic initiatives A recent poll conducted by Lincoln Park Strategies for SiX shows that economic concerns around the skyrocketing cost of health […]

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Online Focus Group Results: North Carolinians’ Attitudes on Key Progressive Issues Strongly Positive

October 9, 2019 in , , ,

State Innovation Exchange (SiX) and the NC Budget and Tax Center (BTC) recently collaborated on an online focus group to test North Carolina voters’ attitudes on the state’s tax system, thoughts on public assistance programs, voting rights and other issues. This survey asked 150 white swing voters and 150 voters of color to provide their […]

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New Poll Finds Pennsylvanians Want Harrisburg to Advance Progressive Policies

August 26, 2019 in , , , ,

According to a poll commissioned by the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) and conducted by TargetSmart, Pennsylvania voters support a wide range of policies in the state to raise wages, strengthen our democracy, reform the criminal justice system, and protect the environment. Some highlights include: 62% of voters support raising Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to fifteen dollars […]

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Mainers Concerned About Economy and Health Care, Support the Recent Actions Taken in the 2019 Legislative Session

August 6, 2019 in , , , ,

A recent poll commissioned by the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) shows Mainers are concerned about pocketbook economic issues, the affordability of health care, and education. Mainers also support recent state legislative actions to address these issues and the direction Maine is going after the 2019 legislative session. Legislators took significant steps in the 2019 session […]

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Broad Popular Support for Economic Security Reforms Among Colorado Voters

July 16, 2019 in , ,

SUPPORT FOR A PAID FAMILY LEAVE PROGRAM A recent poll conducted by Strategies 360 for State Innovation Exchange (SiX) revealed that Colorado voters overwhelmingly support a paid family and medical leave program that is available to all Colorado workers. Across age, gender, and geography, a strong majority of Coloradans favor the creation of a paid […]

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Widespread Support for Progressive Agenda Among Michigan Voters

June 3, 2019 in , ,

Key Findings from Michigan Statewide Polls for the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) reflect voter support for democratic reforms and progressive solutions to economic issues A recent poll conducted by TargetSmart for SiX revealed that Michigan voters are hungry for concrete improvements in the everyday life of the average person and their family. From safe, modern […]

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Polling Shows Overwhelming Support for Laws That Help Families Thrive

February 11, 2019 in ,

Recent polls coordinated by SiX in states across the country show that state policies that will help families thrive are overwhelmingly popular. SiX tested support for policies that would ensure equal pay, overtime pay, paid sick leave, paid family leave and childcare funding in North Carolina, Maine, Washington, Arizona, Virginia, Maryland and Colorado. Those opposed? […]

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While Federal Gridlock Dominates the News, State Legislators are Fighting for Families

February 6, 2019 in , ,

By Jessie Ulibarri, Executive Director of the State Innovation Exchange While many pundits and politicos have been focused on Washington this week, we at the State Innovation Exchange (SiX) are focused on the progressive legislators who are fast at work in state capitols advancing legislation to improve the lives of working families. That is why […]

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