March 1993 - Center for Public Interest Polling

CRIME SEEN AS SERIOUS PROBLEM IN NEW JERSEY; PERCEPTIONS OF SAFETY IN NEIGHBORHOOD AND HOME DECLINE

Fully two-thirds of New Jersey residents feel that crime is a very serious problem in the state. In addition, three-in-ten residents feel crime has increased in their neighborhood over the past year while only I -in-20 say it has gone down; and more than half now say that crime is at least a somewhat serious … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 21, 1993, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

DISCRIMINATION — THE VIEWPOINT OF NEW JERSEYANS

Close to two-fifths of New Jerseyans feel that in the next two or three years there is likely to be racial trouble in their community. In addition, half or more residents feel that in New Jersey people who are gay or lesbian, Blacks, Hispanics, and women are discriminated against.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 14, 1993, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS REPORT DIFFICULT ECONOMIC TIMES; SOME SIGNS OF IMPROVEMENT ARE SEEN

A majority of New Jersey residents continue to express concerns over economic conditions in the state, with 72 percent describing New Jersey in bad economic times. This is, however, an improvement over one year ago when 84 percent felt the state was experiencing bad times economically.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 7, 1993, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Economy, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll