March 1987 - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW JERSEYANS UNSURE ABOUT SURROGATE MOTHERHOOD, BUT FEEL CONTRACTS SHOULD BE BINDING

New Jerseyans are almost evenly divided over the question of surrogate motherhood, with just slightly more saying that in general they approve rather than disapprove of the practice.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 22, 1987, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

OVERWHELMING PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR GOVERNOR’S WELFARE REFORM; MAJORITY FEELS KEAN OBLIGATED TO SERVE FULL TERM

Governor Kean’s plan for reforming the state’s welfare system receives overwhelming support from New Jerseyans, with 9-in-1O saying they approve of his proposal which, among other things, would require all able-bodied welfare recipients to either work or participate in job training programs to continue receiving benefits.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 15, 1987, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS STRONGLY FAVOR MANDATORY RECYCLING; MOST SEE SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL AS SERIOUS PROBLEM

New Jerseyans give very strong support to the idea of statewide mandatory solid waste recycling; almost 90 percent say they would favor a recycling program such as the one given final legislative approval by the Assembly this past Thursday.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 8, 1987, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

PUBLIC SUPPORTS INCREASED AID TO CITIES; DIVIDED OVER REPEAL OF FORD ACT

By a very wide margin, New Jerseyans offer strong support for the idea that state government should provide increased aid to cities to make up for cuts in federal aid.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 1, 1987, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll