With Congress finishing up work on Wall Street reform, it’s clear the high ground is with those supporting strong reform. Read about actions supporting financial reform across the country here.
- 53% of Americans want their Congressional candidate to support reforming Wall Street, 25% enthusiastically so. [NBC/Wall Street Journal, 6/24/10]
- A majority of Americans favor the financial reform bill that would create new rules for banks and other financial institutions. [NPR, 6/7-10]
- 81% of Americans say passing legislation to more strictly regulate financial institutions is somewhat or very important. [Pew Research/National Journal Poll, 5/13-16 (pdf)]
- 69% of Americans favor new stricter controls and regulations on Wall Street and the financial services industry [Fox News Poll, 5/4-5]
- 60% of Americans approve of legislation that would rein in big banks and Wall Street, up 7 points since March [CNN Poll, 5/21-23]
- A majority of Americans think the government should increase regulations on big banks now to help prevent more financial crises from happening again in the future. [CBS News Poll, 5/20-23]
- 58% of Americans say Congress is not doing enough to protect consumers and rein in the excesses of Wall Street and their risky investment activities [NBC/Wall Street Journal Poll, 5/6-10 (pdf)]