June 1987 - Center for Public Interest Polling

PUBLIC SUPPORT FOR BRINGING MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TO THE GARDEN STATE: BRING ON THE ‘NEW JERSEY’ YANKEES–OR ANY OTHER TEAM

A clear majority of New Jerseyans like the idea of bringing major league baseball to the Garden State. But even though a sizable number of state residents say they are quite excited by the prospect of having a home team in their home state, and only a handful are opposed to the idea, citizens stop … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 28, 1987, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

AUTO INSURANCE: MOST THINK RATES COULD BE LOWER; MAJORITY WOULD APPROVE LIMITS ON LAWSUITS

By an overwhelming margin, most New Jerseyans think auto insurance rates in the state could be lower without putting insurance companies out of business, with many feeling they could be “a lot” lower. Also, by more than 2-to-i a majority of residents would approve of limiting lawsuits from accidents in return for cheaper car insurance, … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 21, 1987, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

REAGAN POPULARITY CONTINUES TO SLIDE WITH IRAN-CONTRA HEARINGS; NEW JERSEYANS QUESTION PRESIDENT’S TRUTHFULNESS

The conclusion of the first stage of Congressional hearings into the Iran-contra affair finds New Jerseyans giving President Ronald Reagan his lowest job performance rating since 1984.  

Posted at 12:01 am June 14, 1987, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll