Poll: Tennesseans disapprove of congressional tax plan

Poll: Tennesseans disapprove of congressional tax plan

November 24th, 2017 by The Tennessean in Local Regional News

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, leads applause for House Ways and Means Chair Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, along with Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., during a news conference following a vote on tax reform on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Republicans passed a near $1.5 trillion package overhauling corporate and personal taxes through the House, edging President Donald Trump and the GOP toward their first big legislative triumph in a year in which they and their voters expected much more. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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NASHVILLE — Tennesseans disapprove of the GOP-led congressional tax plan, fearing most benefits will flow to the wealthiest Americans, according to a new poll released this week.

The poll, conducted by Democratic pollster Hart Research Associates, found 37 percent of the 400 registered Tennessee voters polled support the proposal and 47 percent disapprove.

Only 57 percent polled were familiar with the plan, but of those respondents, 55 percent disapprove of the measure.

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