For Immediate Release: February 9, 2023
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Washington, D.C. — New polling released by Fight Corporate Monopolies today finds widespread support among Minnesota voters for stronger antitrust enforcement and efforts to protect workers and rein in abusive behavior by large corporations. The polling reinforces the popularity of HF 1563, SF 1096, and SF 1070, a new package of bills to fight corporate power and strengthen antitrust enforcement. HF 1563 was introduced today by Rep. Emma Greenman, Rep. Kelly Moller, Rep. Aisha Gomez, Rep. Cedrick Frazier, Rep. Brad Tabke, Rep. Dave Pinto, Rep. Luke Frederick, and Rep. Esthher Agbaje.
“Minnesota Democrats’ monopoly fight is smart policy and smart politics. As our polling shows, voters across party lines strongly support a governing agenda that stops powerful corporations from cheating working families,” said Helen Brosnan, Executive Director of Fight Corporate Monopolies. “We are excited to see Minnesota lead the way, and create a blueprint for other states with Democratic legislatures that are ready to take on corporate power. We hope legislators pass this legislation and hope that other states take notice.”
The polling conducted by Fight Corporate Monopolies and Public Policy Polling finds that an overwhelming 62% of Minnesotans think monopoly power is hurting their families. The survey found efforts to rein in monopoly power, protect workers and consumers, and give antitrust enforcers more resources is broadly popular with voters.
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You can read the full polling results here.
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