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Mar 01, 2013, 16:53 ET

Reason-Rupe Poll: 57 Percent Say Killing Americans With Drone Strikes Is Unconstitutional

Public says health care bill hasn't lowered costs, opposes New York City soda ban, puts Hillary Clinton far ahead of 2016 contenders and is split...

Jan 30, 2013, 16:26 ET

Poll: 52 Percent of Americans Say the Sandy Hook Shooting Is Being Exploited

Reason-Rupe poll finds 67 percent say the assault weapon ban would not have prevented the Newtown tragedy and 51 percent oppose an assault weapons...

Oct 19, 2012, 16:45 ET

California Poll: Proposition 30 Leads 50-46, Propositions 32 and 38 Trail; Obama and Feinstein Have Big Leads

Reason-Rupe finds Californians support major reforms to government spending and public pensions A new Reason-Rupe poll of likely voters...

Sep 21, 2012, 14:58 ET

Obama Leads Romney 52-45 In New Reason-Rupe Poll; In Three-Way Race Obama Leads Romney 49-42, Johnson Gets 6 Percent

Obama Leads Romney 52-45 In New Reason-Rupe Poll; In Three-Way Race Obama Leads Romney 49-42, Johnson Gets 6 Percent 55 percent of Americans say the...

May 24, 2012, 18:36 ET

Reason-Rupe Wisconsin Recall Poll: Walker Leads Barrett 50-42, Obama Leads Romney

Wisconsin voters overwhelmingly support pension and health care reforms that rein in spending on government workers Gov. Scott Walker leads...

Apr 24, 2012, 15:26 ET

Jindal, Christie, Kasich and Other Governors Pursue Privatization

Annual Privatization Report examines how states are enlisting the private sector to reduce spending on health insurance, roads, lotteries, alcohol,...

Mar 26, 2012, 11:38 ET

Poll: Americans Think Health Care and Broccoli Mandates Are Unconstitutional

Reason-Rupe poll finds Americans want to shop around for health insurance and are open to changing Medicare for people not yet receiving it...

Dec 20, 2011, 17:22 ET

77 Percent of Americans Oppose Raising the Gas Tax, Reason-Rupe Transportation Poll Finds

  Poll finds a majority of voters prefer tolls over taxes and favor using public-private partnerships to build critical infrastructure...

Dec 20, 2011, 14:45 ET

Banks Are Viewed Twice as Favorably as the Federal Government, Reason-Rupe Poll Finds

Survey examines how Paul, Palin, Bloomberg and Johnson may do as third-party presidential candidates and asks Americans which federal agencies...

Dec 07, 2011, 14:33 ET

How IPCC Reports Mislead the Public, Exaggerate the Negative Impacts of Climate Change and Ignore the Benefits of Economic Growth

Study finds climate change panel ignores its own findings and pushes plans that will prolong poverty for developing nations By the year...

Aug 30, 2011, 14:18 ET

Reason-Rupe Poll: 57 Percent of Americans Say Spending Cuts Will Help the Economy

Nearly 69 percent of taxpayers expect their taxes to go up and 62 percent think Congress will spend tax increases on new programs instead of paying...

May 03, 2011, 12:38 ET

Cutting the Debt Is Important to 96 Percent of Americans and 74 Percent Want a Government Spending Cap

Tired of red ink and politics as usual, 80 percent say they'd consider voting for a third-party or independent presidential candidate in 2012 As...

Jan 06, 2011, 16:05 ET

Tampa to Orlando High-Speed Rail Could Cost $3 Billion More Than Expected

Comparisons to California and other rail projects suggest rail system will cost Florida taxpayers much more than $280 million If the proposed...

Sep 02, 2010, 10:29 ET

Ranking Our Roads: North Dakota Has Most Cost-Effective Roads, Rhode Island Has the Worst, New Jersey Has the Most Expensive, and California Has the Most Gridlocked

Nationally, big improvements are made: bridges in best condition since 1984, pavement in best condition since 1993, traffic congestion lowest since...

Aug 03, 2010, 09:28 ET

Study: How to Increase Federal Highway Investment by $10 Billion a Year Without a Tax Increase

Refocusing the federal transportation program and restoring the users-pay principle to highways Where can we find the money to modernize and...

Mar 15, 2010, 09:40 ET

Reason Saves Cleveland With Drew Carey

How to fix the 'Mistake by the Lake' and other once-great American cities Cleveland was one of America's 10 largest cities in 1950. By the 2000...

Dec 17, 2009, 08:00 ET

Study Ranks State Highway Systems: North Dakota, New Mexico Top the List While New York, New Jersey, and California Are Among the Worst

North Dakota continues to have the nation's most cost-effective state-owned highway system, according to Reason Foundation's 18th Annual Highway...

Jul 31, 2008, 01:00 ET

Study Ranks States on Road Conditions and Cost-Effectiveness

LOS ANGELES, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- North Dakota does the best job maintaining its roads and bridges and New Jersey has the...

May 08, 2008, 01:00 ET

Drew Carey Reason.tv Video: The War on Drugs Is a Failure

LOS ANGELES, May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drew Carey's newest Reason.tv video tells the tragic story of Cory Maye and Ron Jones. Maye was in...

Apr 01, 2008, 01:00 ET

Drew Carey Calls for Open Borders in New Reason.tv Video

LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "I think we should welcome all peaceful people to our country," says Drew Carey in a new...