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Weekly Poll (32)

What should Congress do about undocumented workers in the U.S.?

Should Congress try again to close the background check loophole for gun owners?

Some in Congress have adopted a “zero compromise” approach to the federal budget, no matter the consequences. What do you think of this approach?

What should Congress do about undocumented workers in the U.S.?

The U.S. unemployment rate was 7.8 percent at the end of 2012. What’s your prediction for the end of 2013?

How would tightening immigration laws affect the coatings and construction industries?

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?”

Did you vote in last week’s presidential election?

Election 2012: Who gets your vote for President on Nov. 6?

It’s finally decision time. So, who gets your vote for President on Nov. 6?

Forget Obama and Romney. Do you prefer Paul Ryan or Joe Biden for vice president?

Who will be the next President of the United States?

What is your top economic concern in this election year?

Which president would be better for the coatings industry in 2013-16?

How should the U.S. Supreme Court rule on President Obama’s health-care overhaul plan (also known as “Obamacare”)?

Who makes a better Sarah Palin?

From Bill Clinton’s pot smoking to Newt Gingrich’s marriages, candidates’ personal lives have always loomed large in presidential campaign. But should they?

When the dust settles, who will be this year’s Republican nominee for President?

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

What is the best way for the US to invest in its infrastructure needs?

CEO pay has risen 28% this year, according to a Forbes survey just published, while 17 million American households had difficulty feeding everyone in their family, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Do the Occupy Wall Street protesters have a point to make about income inequality in the U.S.?

What is the likelihood there will be some sort of government jobs bill before the end of the year?

Who would make the worst president for the coatings industry in 2012?

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

House Republicans want to slash transportation spending to the amount brought in by federal gas tax revenues and other existing highway fees. That’s about $215 billion over six years—half of what the Obama administration sought for the program last year. What do you think?

Congress has increased the national debt ceiling 74 times since 1962. Should it do so again?

The Republican race for President is heating up. Of the undeclared prospects, whom would you most like to see as a candidate?

What’s ahead for Sarah Palin?

What will be the biggest impact of Osama bin Laden’s death?

Who do you hold most responsible for the current federal budget impasse?

What should happen to public-sector unions?


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Nationwide Overspray
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Commercial Sand Blasting & Painting Ltd.
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DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector Inspection Kits

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Axxiom Manufacturing
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Hempel (USA) Inc.

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Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.

Polyval Coatings
Polyflex® Polyurea Linings

Polyflex™ new Polyurea Geotextile Membrane System has been specifically engineered to protect the environment in containment applications.

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