August 1986 - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW JERSEYANS AND PHONE DEREGULATION: SOME CONFUSION REMAINS, MAJORITY DISSATISFIED WITH CHANGES

Over two and a half years after the break-up of AT&T a majority of New Jerseyans still express some confusion about the changes made in the telephone industry, and a majority is also dissatisfied with these changes, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am August 24, 1986, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

Gambling in the Garden State: Residents Evenly Split On 24 Hour Gambling; Lottery Most Popular Form of Gambling

New Jerseyans are evenly split over whether the state should allow 24 hour gambling in Atlantic City, with about one-in-three favoring the idea while an equal number are opposed, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am August 17, 1986, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS SUPPORT RIGHT TO DIE FOR THEMSELVES AND OTHERS; WOULD FAVOR LAW ESTABLISHING GUIDELINES

More than 4 out of every 5 New Jerseyans say they would want to be taken off life support machines and allowed to die if they were terminally ill or in a coma with no chance of recovery, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am August 10, 1986, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

INSURANCE REFORM: NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT LIMITS ON “PAIN AND SUFFERING” AWARDS

By a wide margin, most New Jerseyans would approve of putting some limit on pain and suffering awards to injury victims. By a narrower margin, a majority also supports allowing judges to reduce amounts awarded by juries for pain and suffering, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am August 3, 1986, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll