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News Coverage: Chamber Releases Findings From Second Statewide Policy Poll

January 27, 2020 – Read news highlights covering the Detroit Regional Chamber’s findings from a new statewide poll that highlights the issues that matter most to Michigan voters in advance of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s second State of the State Address and the 2020 Detroit Policy Conference.

WDET: Michigan Voters Care About Roads in 2020, But Are Unclear on Costs

A steady cascade of polls have been released tracking the race between the Democratic candidates, but far fewer polls have touched on voters’ policy preferences. With Michigan being a key state in the coming election, the Detroit Regional Chamber wanted to get a sense of what was capturing the attention of Michigan voters. The Detroit Regional Chamber did just that with their statewide policy poll, released just in time for this week’s State of the State address and the Detroit Policy Conference.

WWMT: Poll: Most Michiganders say state has enough money to fix roads; Trump top national topic

LANSING, Mich. — While most polls on the national scene are pitting Democratic candidates against each other as the first votes will soon be cast, a new poll out Monday morning shows several issues weighing on the minds of voters in Michigan.

WWJ: Poll Finds Michigan Supports Medicare For All, Wants Roads Fix

A new statewide poll from the Detroit Regional Chamber finds an overwhelming opinion on healthcare reform. The survey of 600 Michiganders was conducted by pollster Richard Czuba, who first asked people if they had health care, then what kind they had.

WBEK: Michigan Voters Say No To Additional Money To Fix The Roads

The Detroit News is reporting on a poll commissioned by the Detroit Regional Chamber and conducted by the Lansing based Glengariff Group.  The poll was run from January 14th through the 18th and surveyed 600 likely voters.

Detroit News: Poll: Michigan voters say state has enough money to fix roads

Michigan’s likely voters ranked roads and bridges as one of the biggest issues facing the state, but a majority said state leaders already have enough money to fix the crumbling infrastructure, according to a new poll.

Bridge: Michigan voters: Roads stink, but don’t ask us to pay for fixes

LANSING — As Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer prepares to deliver her second annual State of the State Address on Wednesday, a new poll underscores the first-term Democrat’s challenge to “fix the damn roads.”

Bridge: What Democrats’ Medicare for All plans would mean for Michigan

When Lee Green hurt his back and lost the ability to move his left leg, doctors had him up for an MRI within four hours and in surgery within six hours. His total bill for costly care that cured his temporary paralysis and has him back on his mountain bike: zero dollars.

WXYZ TV-7: Poll: These are the issues that matter most to Michigan voters

(WXYZ) — A new statewide poll released by the Detroit Regional Chamber highlights issues that matter most the Michigan voters. “Today, it is important to understand the issues Michiganders care most about – roads, health care, jobs, and the economy – this Michigan voter poll reflects that,” said Sandy Baruah, president and CEO of the Detroit Regional Chamber.