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.
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.
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 …