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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-29-11 06:47 AM
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It's hard out here for a tough nerd

Gov. Rick Snyder's job approval ratings continue to languish as Michigan's unemployment rate rises and discontent with politics in general grows.

According to the August survey by the Lansing firm EPIC-MRA, 62 percent disapproved of the job Snyder is performing as governor, the highest since taking office in January and up from 57 percent in July.

According to the survey of 600 voters Aug. 13-16 released today, 33 percent approved of the job he was doing. Both the positive and negative numbers in EPIC's poll have been fairly consistent dating to early May as his budget and tax overhaul was being approved in the Legislature. Since then, voters remain unconvinced it was the right thing to do.

When those plans were introduced in February, 32 percent approved of the job he was doing, but only 37 percent disapproved. ............(more)

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