New polling figures show that Hispanics age 18–29 prefer spending cuts to more taxes as a primary solution to solving the federal debt crisis. Generation Opportunity, a nonprofit organization that educates, engages and mobilizes young people in the political process, released the figures Monday.

In the April the polling Company/WomenTrend poll, Hispanic young adults said they prefer “reducing federal spending” by 69 percent, compared with 27 percent who would rather “raise taxes on individuals” in order to balance the budget, a nearly three-to-one ratio.

The majority of young Hispanics polled, 56 percent, also agreed with the statement that “if taxes on business profits were reduced, companies would be more likely to hire.”

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