April 1990 - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW JERSEYANS NOT CONVINCED NEW AUTO INSURANCE SYSTEM WILL BRING LOWER RATES

New Jersey residents are cautiously skeptical about what impact the state’s new auto insurance system will have on insurance rates next year. According to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll, only 1-in-10 New Jerseyans think it is “very likely” that the twenty percent average reduction in rates promised to drivers under the new system will actually come … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 29, 1990, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

EARTH DAY 1990 PROMISES TO INVOLVE MORE STATE RESIDENTS THAN EARTH DAY 1970

In New Jersey, public participation in Earth Day 1990 is likely to exceed that of Earth Day 1970. Four-in-ten state residents say they plan to take part in various Earth Day activities this year–this is about five times more than said they participated in 1970. According to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll, a majority feel that … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 22, 1990, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE ECONOMY, TAXES AND SPENDING – PART 2: NEW JERSEYANS CONCERNED ABOUT STATE’S ECONOMY; MORE CAUTIOUS ABOUT GOVERNMENT SPENDING

Public perceptions of the state of New Jersey’s economy have reversed dramatically in recent months, with a majority of residents –55 percent– now describing New Jersey as experiencing “bad times” economically, according to the latest Star Ledger/Eagleton Poll. Just six months ago, an earlier survey found that a clear majority of residents thought the state … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 15, 1990, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

RESOLVING THE STATE BUDGET DEFICIT: NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS OPT FOR TIGHTENING BELTS RATHER THAN LOOSENING PURSE STRINGS

To meet the constitutional requirement for a balanced state budget, a solid majority of 2-in-3 New Jerseyans choose a reduction in state spending over an increase in taxes. However, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll, not all of Governor Florio’s proposed spending cuts meet with the approval of state residents, and there is majority support … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 8, 1990, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE PUBLIC’S FIRST IMPRESSIONS – HOW’S FLORIO DOING?; BRADLEY AND BUSH GET POSITWE MARKS

After only his first two months in office more than 4-in-10 New Jerseyans say they have a favorable impression of the state’s new Governor Jim Florio, compared to about 1-in-4 who say they have an unfavorable impression, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll. However, a significant number of residents, 30 percent, say they have not … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 1, 1990, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll