To see full wording of all items, a summary document with all items and results from the
February 2011 UT/Texas Tribune poll can be downloaded here.
The MOE for the sample (n=800) is +/- 3.46
Respondents were asked: "The Texas legislature is currently discussing different ways to reduce state spending in order to address the state’s budget shortfall. Please think about the following list of proposals for cutting the budget, and check all of the measures you think should be taken to reduce spending. (Check all that apply)"
Response items included: Cut the state’s share of public education funding, end funding for pre-kindergarten classes, reduce funding of state grants to college students, reduce state contributions to teacher and state employee retirement programs, end funding for the children's health insurance program, end state environmental regulation and leave it to the federal government, cut payments to Medicaid providers like doctors and hospitals, cut state funding for nursing home care, close one or more prisons for adults, close one or more prisons for juveniles, reduce funding for new highway construction, reduce funding for border security, close four community colleges.
If the respondent selected an item, it is depicted as "yes" in the graphic. If the respondent did not select the item, it is depicted as "no" in the graphic.