1993 - Page 2 of 2 - 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

NEW JERSEYANS MORE OPTIMISTIC; RATINGS OF STATE OFFICIALS IMPROVE; PREVIEW OF THE 1993 GUBERNATORIAL ELECTION

New Jerseyans’ are more optimistic about their state — close to half now feel that New Jersey is “going in the right direction.” This is a 15 percentage point increase from April 1992. In addition, the latest Star Ledger/Eagleton Poll finds the positive job performance ratings of elected state officials have increased. The Governor’s positive … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 28, 1993, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Frank Lautenberg, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, State Legislature