PPP Poll: 76% of Pennsylvanians Support Increasing Minimum Wage
In a recent PPP Poll, Pennsylvanians approved of an increase in the minimum wage and an increased focus on gun control.
The current minimum wage is $7.25 an hour and 76% of Pennsylvanians polled support increasing it but they are in a disagreement as to where the number should be set.
25% support increasing it to $15 an hour, 20% support an increase to $12 an hour and 31% support increasing the minimum wage to $10 an hour.
On the other hand, 10% want it to be kept at $7.25 an hour while 11% believe the minimum wage should be eliminated altogether, 3% were not sure how they felt about the issue.
87% of the Pennsylvanians polled supported a requirement that every person who wants to buy a firearm undergo a criminal background check with only 7% in opposition and 6% not sure.
Additionally, 85% support a bill barring people on the terrorist watch list from purchasing a firearm, 8% opposed the bill and 8% were not sure.
When it comes to supporting a nationwide ban on the sale of assault weapons, 58% of Pennsylvanians are in support of a ban, 31% oppose and 10% are not sure.
Public Policy Polling surveyed 1,505 likely Pennsylvania voters from July 29th to 31st. The margin of error is +/- 2.5%.