2003 - Page 3 of 3 - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW JERSEYANS ON PROPERTY TAXES: “ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!” MOST SUPPORT CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION ON TAX REFORM

In New Jersey, all taxes are not created equal. While relatively few residents say their state income taxes and the sales tax rate are too high, a large majority feel the amount they pay in local property taxes is unreasonable. While few New Jerseyans have heard of the proposal to hold a constitutional convention on … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 9, 2003, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

NEW JERSEYANS DIVIDED ON WAR WITH IRAQ; BUSH JOB APPROVAL DOWN TO PRE-9/11 LEVELS

Secretary of State Colin Powell will be addressing the United Nations today, trying to convince the world that war with Iraq is necessary. He has to convince New Jerseyans, too. Residents of the Garden State are deeply divided on the issue. A needle-thin majority of 50 percent favor taking military action in Iraq, and just … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 5, 2003, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, George W. Bush, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

MAJORITY NOW SERIOUSLY CONCERNED ABOUT STATE BUDGET

Over the last year Governor James McGreevey has managed to convince New Jerseyans that the state’s budget problems are indeed serious, but that message has come with the price of a plummeting job approval rating. More in the state now disapprove than approve of the job McGreevey is doing.  

Posted at 12:01 am February 4, 2003, in Budget, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll