1995 - Page 2 of 2 - Center for Public Interest Polling

DIVORCE SETTLEMENTS IN NEW JERSEY REFORMS AND PERCEPTIONS

The New Jersey State Legislature is currently discussing a range of different reforms for divorce settlements. Two of the six possible reforms reviewed by state residents get overwhelming approval: 9-in-10 support giving both parents equal access to their children’s records, and 8-in-10 approve of requiring divorcing parents to develop a parenting plan. Also, a majority … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 11, 1995, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

POSITIVE WHITMAN LEGISLATIVE RATINGS STABLE; NEITHER PARTY HAS AN EARLY ADVANTAGE IN 1995 ASSEMBLY RACES

Governor Christie Whitman’s positive job performance ratings remain stable at just above 50 percent. And positive ratings for the New Jersey State Legislature are consistent with a year ago I with about 1-in-3 state residents giving excellent or good evaluations.  

Posted at 12:01 am June 4, 1995, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, State Assembly

PROFILE OF RELIGION IN NEW JERSEY

While New Jerseyans are almost unanimous in their belief in God, fewer residents — 2-in-3 — participate in organized religion by belonging to a church or synagogue. Even fewer residents are regularly involved in religious activities with about 4-in-10 reporting they attended a church or synagogue in the week prior to the survey.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 16, 1995, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS’ OPINIONS ABOUT THE CONTRACT WITH AMERICA

In November 1994, Republicans who were running for U.S. House of Representatives proposed the Contract with America as a statement of their unified political goals. Since the election. Republican members of the House have promised to achieve the goals outlined in this Contract.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 12, 1995, in Congress, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

WHITMAN AND CLINTON RATINGS GOING IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS; CHANGING ATTITUDES ABOUT THE 30% CUT IN STATE INCOME TAX RATES

Governor Christie Whitman’s job performance rating continues to steadily improve with 56 percent giving her positive ratings. In contrast, President Bill Clinton’s roller-coaster ratings in New Jersey are on a decline with 1 -in-3 residents describing his job performance as excellent or good.  

Posted at 12:01 am March 5, 1995, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes