September 2016 - Center for Public Interest Polling

Ratings for Christie and Direction of State Fall to New Lows; New Jersey Voters Don’t Want to “Gamble” on Casino Expansion

As the Bridgegate trial gets underway, Gov. Chris Christie has reached yet another all-time ratings low, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Just 23 percent of New Jersey registered voters now have a favorable opinion of Christie – down three points since April and seven points in the past year, leaving the governor’s favorability at … Read more …

Posted at 10:06 am September 19, 2016, in Atlantic City, Bridgegate Scandal, Cory Booker, Governor Chris Christie, Robert Menendez, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

ALMOST ALL NEW JERSEYANS BELIEVE ARTS EDUCATION IS IMPORTANT, BUT FEWER HELP TO PROMOTE IT IN SCHOOLS OR COMMUNITIES

As the school year gets underway, New Jersey residents deem more than just “reading and writing and ‘rithmetic” valuable to a child’s education. Ninety-five percent believe an education in the arts – which can include dance, media arts, music, theater, visual arts, and other forms of active creative learning – is very (72 percent) or … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am September 13, 2016, in Education, New Jersey, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll