1975 - Page 2 of 3 - Center for Public Interest Polling

New Jerseyans would opt for a plan which includes a state income tax

If New Jerseyans had to choose a way of solving the state’s budget crisis they would opt for a plan which includes a state income tax. The New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, asked a statewide sample of over 1000 residents about five proposals to bridge the over $400 million … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am May 28, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

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

Disapproval of President Ford’s handling of the nation’s foreign affairs has increased in New Jersey

Disapproval of President Ford’s handling of the nation’s foreign affairs has increased in New Jersey according to the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll. The latest poll, conducted by the Rutgers University based Institute, finds that by a 40 percent to 37 percent margin more people disapprove than approve of Ford’s handling of foreign affairs. Last … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 31, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

People who voted in the recent School Board elections in New Jersey were not a representative cross-section of the Board’s potential electorate

People who voted in the recent School Board elections in New Jersey were not a representative cross-section of the Board’s potential electorate according to results from the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll. School Board elections were held on March 11 in 548 of New Jersey’s 610 school districts, the districts which did not hold elections … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 26, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Most New Jersey consumers would not use a federal income tax rebate in the way Washington economic experts predict

Most New Jersey consumers would not use a federal income tax rebate in the way Washington economic experts predict, according to the Eagleton Institute’s New Jersey Poll. The purpose of the rebate is “pump priming” ——if consumers use the rebate to buy manufactured goods, then production will increase and start a ripple effect which will … Read more …

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

New Jersey’s public broadcasting television stations have dramatically increased the size of their audience

New Jersey’s public broadcasting television stations have dramatically increased the size of their audience during the past year. Figures released today by the Eagleton Institute of Politics of Rutgers University show that in January of this year 18.4 percent of those questioned by the New Jersey Poll reported that they or someone in their family … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 19, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll