April 1989 - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW JERSEY EXPERIENCING SURGE IN THE ARTS: MORE RESIDENTS FEEL THE STATE SHOULD BACK THE ARTS; MORE ATTEND CULTURAL EVENTS

In the past eight years, the number of New Jerseyans who feel the state should support the arts has grown. The latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll shows a 10 point increase in the number of state residents who feel that beyond running the government the state should support the arts and try to enrich peoples’ lives.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 16, 1989, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS AGREE: ABORTION IS A WOMAN’S PRIVATE DECISION, A MAJORITY FAVOR THE 1973 SUPREME COURT DECISION

A large majority of New Jerseyans –80 percent– believe that the decision to have an abortion is a private matter that should be left up to the woman to decide without government intervention.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 9, 1989, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS FAVOR MADATORY PHYSICAL EDUCATION, THINK GYM CLASSES ARE GOOD FOR STUDENTS

Governor Kean’s proposal to do away with mandatory gym classes in public schools, first floated earlier this year in his State of the State message, does not attract much public support. According to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll, the vast majority of New Jerseyans–nearly 8-in- 10–say they favor the state requirement that public school students attend … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 2, 1989, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll