April 1975 - Center for Public Interest Polling

New Jersey and the income tax plan

Recent results of a privately commissioned statewide poll on the income tax issue generally support those reported earlier by the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll. According to Stephen Chilton, Associate Director of the Rutgers—based poll, “Two separate income tax plans are being discussed——an income tax alone and an income tax which includes some property tax … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 24, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Most important issue facing New Jersey continues to be its economy

The most important issue facing New Jersey continues to be its economy, according to the respondents of the Eagleton Institute’s latest New Jersey Poll. The poll shows that almost half of all respondents – 49 percent – mention the economy when asked to name New Jersey’s most Important issue. This represents the latest increase in … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 14, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Public knowledge and interest in state government has increased in New Jersey over the past ten months

Public knowledge and interest in state government has increased in New Jersey over the past ten months according to the latest New Jersey Poll conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Politics. The Poll finds that 86% of the New Jersey public can correctly identify Brendan Byrne as Governor. Only 2% give an incorrect name, while … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 9, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

State income tax tied to property tax relief still commands the support of a majority of the New jersey public

A state income tax tied to property tax relief still commands the support of a majority of the New jersey public. The latest New jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, finds 51 percent in favor of a tax package which includes both a state income tax and a reduction in local … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 7, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Public rating of Governor Byrne’s performance in office has increased for the first time in ten months

Public rating of Governor Byrne’s performance in office has increased for the first time in ten months according to the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll. The latest poll, conducted by the Rutgers University based institute, finds that 31 percent of New Jerseyans give the job the Governor is doing a positive rating of “excellent” or … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 2, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll