1985 - Page 2 of 2 - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW JERSEYAN’S RESPONSE TO THE WATER SHORTAGE: MANY NOT AWARE OF RESTRICTIONS

Most New Jerseyans have heard of the drought emergency in northern Jersey, declared by Governor Kean on April 17. However, nearly one-half of residents in restricted areas are not aware that restrictions are in effect in their communities, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 19, 1985, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS SPEAK OUT ON THE ISSUES: THE BOTTLE BILL, MOUNT LAUREL, SMOKING

The Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll recently asked New Jerseyans how they felt about three important issues currently being debated by their government: the bottle bill, the “Mount Laurel” housing decisions, and legislation to limit or ban smoking in public places.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 16, 1985, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

STATE SHARPLY SPLIT OVER REAGAN’S BITBURG VISIT

The New Jersey public is evenly divided over whether President Reagan should have gone to visit a German military cemetery in Bitburg, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll. Statewide, 38 percent said they approved of Reagan’s actions while 40 percent disapproved. The remainder expressed no opinion.  

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

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