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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So, its an emotional issue, its a pocketbook issue for average voters and thats why its so motivating.
Point being, if coal becomes a pocketbook issue for voters this fall, "keeping coal in the ground" may not be a winning message for political candidates any more than it is a practical energy policy for the country.
But there is a pocketbook issue that voters likely will focus on as the prime reason to cast a ballot.
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.
We are fearful that the MLR will be defined too narrowly," she said, acknowledging that this is a pocketbook issue for agents"
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.
SAN DIEGO -- As pay for performance becomes more common, patient adherence could become a pocketbook issue for physicians, Dr.
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.