New Jerseyans are three times more likely to blame the Legislature rather than the Governor for the state’s failure

Posted at 12:01 am February 10, 1975, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

New Jerseyans are three times more likely to blame the Legislature rather than the Governor for the state’s failure to meet the January 1 court deadline for replacing the current method of financing public schools through the local property tax. The latest New Jersey Poll, conducted by the Eagleton Institute of Rutgers University, finds 48 percent saying the Legislature was at fault with only 15 percent placing responsibility with the Governor. Only 2 percent feel neither was to blame while 8 percent say that both the Governor and the Legislature must share the responsibility. More than one In four——26 percent——offer no opinion on the question.

 

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