pocketbook issue

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Noun1.pocketbook issue - an issue whose settlement will affect financial resources
issue - an important question that is in dispute and must be settled; "the issue could be settled by requiring public education for everyone"; "politicians never discuss the real issues"
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But there is a pocketbook issue that voters likely will focus on as the prime reason to cast a ballot.
Keeping down costs by reducing fraud and improving the quality of care has become an important pocketbook issue and an area of shared responsibility.
For McConnell and other Republican Party critics, regulation of carbon emissions is a pocketbook issue where constituents' short-term interests must prevail.
And, if you don't believe in doing the right thing, then look at it as a pocketbook issue.
Lacking their previous dominance on terrorism and Iraq, and failing to beat the Democrats on every economic or pocketbook issue tested, the Republicans have a lot of ground to make up on issues.
Favoritism is a pocketbook issue and frequently leads to complaints involving employee work schedules and who gets the better shifts.
The trade deficit (the value of how much more we as a nation import than we export) is a pocketbook issue.
Both have recently been supportive of the CHART tobacco settlement plan, which includes a large dose of health promotion and disease prevention, as well as the pocketbook issue of expanded Medicaid.
And higher health care costs are not just a pocketbook issue, the Coalition reminds the public; its ads say that every i percent increase in costs causes 200,000 to 400,000 people to lose their health insurance.
For the Canadian consumer, this is a pocketbook issue.
SAN DIEGO -- As pay for performance becomes more common, patient adherence could become a pocketbook issue for physicians, Dr.
Movies tend to be a pocketbook issue for people when they are deciding how to spend their free time, Valenti said.