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        5/10/2013, Sivan 1, 5773

      Poll: 62.5% Opposed to Budget-Balancing Measures

      A "Hagal Hechadash" (New Wave) poll, published Friday in the Yisrael Hayom daily, shows that 62.5 percent of the public opposes the measures proposed by Finance Minister Yair Lapid for a balanced budget in 2013 and 2014.

      Furthermore, 53.9 percent said their faith in Lapid went down following publication of the measures, while 7.8 percent said their faith in the treasurer went up.