August 1990 - Center for Public Interest Polling

THE PHYSICAL HEALTH OF NEW JERSEYANS SMOKING IS DOWN; STRESS IS UP

Overall, New Jerseyans are feeling good about their own health. In a self-assessment, about 3-in-4 state residents say that they are in excellent or good health. In addition, less than half of the state’s residents say they have ever smoked cigarettes–a 13 point decline from five years ago, and less than 3-in-10 now smoke. Also … Read more …

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

NEW SCHOOL FUNDING PLAN GETS LOW GRADES

A majority of New Jerseyans disapprove of the new system for financing public education which will change the distribution of state aid to local school districts. Also, only one-third of New Jerseyans think their school district will continue to be eligible for state aid under the new funding formula, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am August 5, 1990, in Budget, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Education, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll