1991 - Page 2 of 2 - Center for Public Interest Polling

MOST NEW JERSEYANS ENDORSE LIVING WILLS; MAJORITY DON’T WANT RESTRICTIONS ON CARE THAT CAN BE REFUSED

Nearly nine-in-ten (88%) New Jerseyans support the right of an individual to make a living will and three-quarters (76%) say they would exercise that right if they needed hospital care, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll. Also, by a margin of 52 percent to 34 percent, residents believe that there should not be restrictions on … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am July 14, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Healthcare, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT BAN ON SEMI-AUTOMATICS; AGREE THAT GUN LAWS SHOULD BE TOUGHER

A large majority (73%) of New Jersey residents say that they support the state law that bans the sale and purchase of semi-automatic assault weapons. The latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll also shows that residents are about evenly divided over whether that law should be amended to allow current owners of banned weapons to keep them.  

Posted at 12:01 am July 7, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Gun Control, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

OVERALL PESSIMISM IN NEW JERSEY SUBSIDES; RESIDENTS EVALUATE ELECTED OFFICIALS

Although a majority of New Jerseyans still feel things in the state have gone off ‘on the wrong track,” there is a marked improvement from last fall when 3-in-4 state residents had this impression. In addition, according to the most recent Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll, both Governor Jim Florio and the state legislature receive “excellent” or “good” … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 30, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS SPEAK OUT ON CHILD CARE

Overwhelmingly, close to 9-in-10 New Jerseyans agree that the availability of good quality child care should be a concern for everyone, not only working parents. Also, 7-in-10 state residents think state government should assist those who can’t afford child care; and 7-in-10 say employers should help provide child care.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 10, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Family, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS FAVOR MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTION LAWS, SUPPORT KEEPING INSPECTION SYSTEM AS IS

Eight-in-ten New Jersey residents are in favor of the state law that requires motor vehicles to be inspected each year, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 3, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS PESSIMISTIC ABOUT STATE ECONOMY

More than eight-in-ten New Jersey residents feel that their state is experiencing ‘bad times’ economically, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll. This is a major increase from a year ago when about half said the state was in an economic downfall.  

Posted at 12:01 am February 24, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

ISSUES AND EVALUATIONS: NEW JERSEYANS EXPRESS CONCERNS; RATE ELECTED OFFICIALS

Taxes are at the top of New Jerseyans’ list of important issues facing the state. According to the most recent Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll, 4-in-10 name either state, federal, or local taxes as a chief concern.  

Posted at 12:01 am February 17, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

THE GULF WAR: VIEWPOINT FROM NEW JERSEY

The War in the Gulf receives support from more than 8-in-lO New Jersey residents. In addition, a similar percentage feel that the war is going well right now for the United States. However, state residents do not agree on the main reason why the United States is fighting in the Persian Gulf.  

Posted at 12:01 am February 10, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll