59% of Voters Agree that Increasing Taxes Negatively Impacts the Economy 

An American majority favors not increasing taxes. At the same time, many Americans understand current high federal spending is hurting the economy. 

A recent national survey conducted by Scott Rasmussen has revealed that 59 percent of voters agree that increasing taxes negatively influences the American economy.  

Additionally, this survey found that 47 percent of registered voters believe that slowing down the increase of federal spending will positively support the economy.  

This survey included 1,200 registered voters, who indicated a wide range of viewpoints on this topic.