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Weekly Poll (17)

U.S. construction activity was up about 7 percent from 2013 to 2014. What do you see for 2015?

The U.S. Highway Trust Fund is set to go broke in August. What should Congress do?

What industry economic indicators do you follow most closely?

A bill now before Congress would raise the federal minimum hourly wage to $10.10. Should Congress pass the bill, kill it, or pursue an amended version?

With the new Congress seated and a second term for President Obama underway, what do you expect of jobs and the economy this year?

As the economy demands doing more with less, what do you feel gets shortchanged most often in the process?

How is uncertainty over the “fiscal cliff” crisis affecting your business decisions for 2013?

Will Congress and President Obama work out a deal to avoid the “fiscal cliff?”

What is your top economic concern in this election year?

What is most important to the nation’s economic health?

What do you think of the Occupy Wall Street movement? (Please comment!)

In today’s economy, what path would you advise next for a new high school graduate?

Who will suffer most politically next year from the public anger ignited by the debt battle and its economic fallout?

What about these high profits we read about? Are you or your company making money?

According to recent real estate forecasts, it will take 3-4 more years to work through the glut of foreclosed properties. What does this mean for the construction and coating industries?

What do you think of President Obama’s six-year, $556 billion infrastructure/transit proposal?

What is your biggest challenge as a painting contractor in this down economy?


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