Spotlight: Poll: Federal government too big

By M.D. Kittle

MADISON — From the excesses of the Environmental Protection Agency to the pandemic power trip at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, a majority of Americans believe Big Government has gotten, well, much too big.

A new poll from Convention of States Action finds 55% of voters say federal bureaucracies have grown too large and only serve their own political interests. The survey of 1,000 likely voters, conducted by renowned pollster The Trafalgar Group from July 24-28, also finds just a third (33.1%) of those surveyed believe the federal government is not too big and its agencies are effectively implementing the laws of congress. Another 8.4% weren’t sure.

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