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UMass Amherst Poll Releases Juneteenth Poll

A national UMass Amherst Poll finds that just 13% of Republicans support Juneteenth being a federal holiday. Overall, 57% of the poll's respondents support teaching the history and significance of the holiday in public schools. (WCVB, 6/15/23; News Office release)

Another national UMass Amherst Poll finds that just 13% of respondents say President Joe Biden is handling the economy “very well.” Respondents give the president an overall approval rating of 44%. (WCVB, 6/16/23; News Office release) (, 6/20/23; News Office release)

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