Three-quarters of Americans support state efforts to start private-sector retirement plans, according to a survey by the National Institute on Retirement Security, but Republicans in Congress are trying to erase an Obama-era regulation that made it easier for states to host their own plans.
In a showing of bipartisan support, 83% of self-identified Democrats and 72% of self-identified Republicans who participated in the survey said they thought state retirement plans were a “really good” or “pretty good” idea, while fewer than 20% of respondents said the concept was a “bad” one.
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