March 1985 - Center for Public Interest Polling

ATLANTIC CITY, THE MEADOWLANDS, AND THE SHORE: THREE PROMINENT FEATURES BEHIND NEW JERSEY’S CHANGING IMAGE

The First report From the 19814 New Jersey Images study, released last week by Rutgers Eagleton Institute, showed positive ratings of the state as an “excellent” or “good” place to live having increased from 62 to 80 percent between 1977 and 1984. The second report released today, looks at the contribution made to the growth … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 17, 1985, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEY: THE BLOSSOMING OF STATE IDENTITY AND PRIDE DRAMATIC CHANGES IN HOW GARDEN STATE RESIDENTS VIEW THEIR STATE

The times are changing in New Jersey, and doing sa in dramatic fashion. The state long dwarfed by neighboring New York and Philadelphia is emerging from the shadows to establish its own identity. The state reportedly suffering from an “inferiority complex” has served notice that it will no longer be the butt of jokes, as … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 5, 1985, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll