New Year, Same Priorities: The Public’s Agenda for 2018

Health care, taxes, immigration, the environment, and education top a long and diverse list of the American public’s policy priorities for the coming year. The public would like to see Washington expend considerable effort dealing with their top concerns for the country. But, even as Republicans control the White House and both houses of Congress, Americans have little confidence that much progress will be made on these important problems.

In a recent poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, Americans offer a varied catalog of problems for the government to address next year, including concerns that range from racism to terrorism to unemployment. CONT.

AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research