Bobby Jindal’s Approval Rating Sharply Down
From Southern Media & Opinion Research [PDF]:
Lingering dissatisfaction over higher education and budget cuts, along with pessimism over the state’s direction ontributed to Gov. Bobby Jindal’s declining popularity in Southern Media
Opinion & Research Inc.’s latest statewide survey.
The governor received a 38 percent approval rating in the spring 2013 survey, compared to 51 percent last October.
Jindal’s proposed budget cuts and his plan to replace the state’s income tax with more sales taxes are at the heart of his poor approval numbers. The poll report linked above has the specifics.
More at the NYT: A Governor Retrenches on a Big Idea.