A majority of Americans say that the federal government is doing too many issues because it tries to fix the nation’s issues they usually favor a extra hands-off strategy, in response to a new nationwide poll.

Fifty-two p.c of these questioned in a Gallup poll launched on Thursday stated that the federal government’s doing too many issues that ought to be handled by companies and people, with 43% saying the federal government must do extra to deal with the nation’s issues. That’s a switch from a yr in the past, when 54% stated the federal government ought to do extra and 41% disagreed.

The responses got here as half of Gallup’s annual Governance survey, which this yr was carried out Sept. 1-17.

Gallup additionally highlighted that 54% stated the federal authorities has an excessive amount of energy, mainly unchanged from 56% who stated the identical factor the last time the query was requested in 2019.

Gallup questioned 1,005 adults nationwide for the poll. The survey’s total sampling error is plus or minus 4 share factors.