Heartland Monitor Poll XXII  / 1st Quarter 2015

Americans’ Local Experiences

Since 2009, the Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor poll has focused on issues that are most important to Americans, including the national economy, personal finances, volunteerism and civic engagement and innovation at the local level. Polls continue to show significant frustration with national institutions during an uneven economic recovery. However, they also revealed Americans’ steadfast self-reliance and desire to see positive change at a local level that improves quality of life for themselves and their communities.

% say that more progress is being made at state and local levels than at the national level
% say innovation will come from state and local institutions vs national ones
% believe that their personal financial situation will improve
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The Renewal Series Launches

A new series, which launched in Denver, Colorado on March 11, spotlights local innovators and explores how Americans are using innovation to confront the nation’s most pressing challenges.

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