Constituent Questionnaire Summary by Percent Question 1 Government is 554 (55%) of the 999 60% attempting to promote surveyed supported this the selling of beer (6- question. packs) in supermarkets 50% 55% and convenience Yes stores. Do you support this policy? 40% 38% No 30% Undecided 20% Skipped 10% 7% 0% 0% Government is attempting to promote the selling of beer (6-packs) in supermarkets and convenience stores. Do you support this policy? Question 2 Pennsylvania remains 794 (80%) of the 999 the only state in the surveyed supported this 90% nation that does not tax question. 80% smokeless tobacco and 80% Yes is one of only two states 70% that does not tax cigars. Would you be in favor 60% of the governor's plan to No 50% tax these products at 30 percent of their 40% wholesale value? Undecided 30% 20% Skipped 10% 17% 3% 0% 0% Pennsylvania remains the only state in the nation that does not tax smokeless tobacco and is one of only two states that does not tax cigars. Would you be in favor of the governor's plan to tax these products at 30 percent of their wholesale value? Question 3 A casino license could 767 (77%) of the 999 be offered to a group of surveyed supported this 90% investors a few miles question. 80% from historic Gettysburg National Park in Adams 70% 77% Yes County. Do you support a referendum allowing 60% the citizens of Adams No County to vote on this 50% issue? 40% Undecided 30% 20% Skipped 10% 17% 1% 5% 0% A casino license could be offered to a group of investors a few miles from historic Gettysburg National Park in Adams County. Do you support a referendum allowing the citizens of Adams County to vote on this issue? Question 4 The governor is 685 (69%) of the 999 80% proposing a tax on surveyed suppported natural gas extracted "Leasing of land" to this 70% from the Marcellus question. shale. Opponents 69% 60% Extraction tax prefer a land leasing deal with the revenues 50% to be divided among the state, local Leasing of land 40% governments and conservation districts. 30% Which do you prefer? 20% 25% Skipped 10% 6% 0% The governor is proposing a tax on natural gas extracted from the Marcellus shale. Opponents prefer a land leasing deal with the revenues to be divided among the state, local governments and conservation districts. Which do you prefer? Question 5 The major spending 582 (38%) of the **1520 45% increases in the surveyed responded governor's budget "Public welfare"' for this 40% proposal occur in basic question. 38% Basic education education, public 35% welfare, corrections and debt service. 30% Public welfare Which of these areas do you feel does NOT 25% deserve an increase in Corrections 20% 24% funding? 21% 15% Debt service 14% 10% Skipped 5% 3% 0% The major spending increases in the governor's budget proposal occur in basic education, public welfare, corrections and debt service. Which of these areas do you feel does NOT deserve an increaase in funding? **Q5 This count is higher because some respondents chose more than one answer for this question. Do you think we should amend the Constitution? Question 6 Would you favor a 943 (94%) of the 999 proposal that would surveyed supported this 100% require Pennsylvania question. 90% residents to prove their 94% U.S. citizenship before 80% Yes collecting state benefits 70% such as Medicaid, welfare and in-state 60% No college tuition? 50% 40% Undecided 30% 20% Skipped 10% 4% 2% 0% 0% Would you favor a proposal that would require Pennsylvania residents to prove their U.S. citizenship before collecting state benefits such as Medicaid, welfare and in-state college tuition? Question 7 In addition to 578 (27%) of the ** 2172 addressing property tax surveyed responded 30% Bring jobs & business to the relief, which two of the favorably to "Holding state following issues do you down the growth of state 25% Welfare reform 27% believe should be the spending" and 549 25% top priorities for the (25%) of the **2172 Controlling the cost of health state legislature? surveyed responded 20% care/Rx drugs favorably to "Bring jobs Improving roads, bridges, & and business to the highways 15% state." Protecting the environment & 14% preserving open space 10% 12% Holding down the growth of 9% state spending Other 5% 7% 6% 0% Skipped 0% In addition to addressing property tax relief, which two of the following issues do you believe should be the top priorities for the state Legislature? **Q7 This count is higher because some respondents chose more than two for this question.