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STRONG OPPOSITION TO HIGHER GAS TAX DECREASES AS NEW JERSEYANS LEARN WHY MORE REVENUE IS NEEDED

While winter weather hammered the state’s already crumbling roads, New Jerseyans appear to remain opposed to raising the gas tax to pay for repairs, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Two-thirds oppose paying more for gas, even with the resulting revenue dedicated to road maintenance. Only 31 percent support an increase.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 17, 2014, in Gas Tax, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes, Transportation

GOV. CHRISTIE RATINGS REMAIN SKY-HIGH, BUT APPROVAL ON HANDLING ECONOMY AND TAXES LOWER

Gov. Chris Christie continues to ride high from his handling of Superstorm Sandy, but a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll finds registered voters are less pleased with his performance on their No. 1 issue: jobs and the economy. While 73 percent of voters approve of Christie’s overall job performance, only 45 percent specifically approve his handling of … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 pm February 8, 2013, in Economy, Governor Chris Christie, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

HIGH TAX BURDEN THROUGH THE YEARS: FEW NEW JERSEYANS BELIEVE THEY GET WHAT THEY PAY FOR

Much has changed in New Jersey since 1972. Gambling came to Atlantic City. The Giants and the Jets moved to the Meadowlands. And 1.7 million more people call New Jersey home.  

Posted at 12:00 pm February 29, 2012, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

MAJORITY OF NEW JERSEY VOTERS SUPPORT CHRISTIE INCOME TAX CUT

As Gov. Chris Christie prepares to give his annual budget address, a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll shows a majority of registered voters support his proposed 10 percent income tax cut. But even though 52 percent say they support the governor’s signature budget proposal, fully three-quarters would prefer to see a property tax cut come first.  

Posted at 12:00 pm February 21, 2012, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

40 YEARS OF MOST IMPORTANT PROBLEMS SHOW JOBS, ECONOMY, AND TAXES CONSISTENTLY AT TOP

In the very first Rutgers-Eagleton Poll in September 1971, crime and drug addiction topped taxes as the single most important problem in New Jersey. Forty years later, crime is barely mentioned as jobs and the economy are now New Jersey’s top problem, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Taxes, which consistently have been listed first or second over … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 25, 2011, in Economy, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

LIKELY VOTERS PREFER GOP POLICIES TO CREATE JOBS, AID NEW JERSEY’S ECONOMY

Taxes, the economy and unemployment will be primary on the minds of voters as they head to the polls tomorrow. New Jerseyans believe Republican policies are more likely to fix the economy, are less favorable toward such Democratic measures as government stimulus spending and view GOP leaders more favorably than their counterparts, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. … Read more …

Posted at 2:08 pm November 1, 2010, in Economy, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes, Unemployment

NEW JERSEY VOTERS GENERALLY FAVORABLE TO CHRISTIE BUT DON’T LIKE HIS TAX CUT FOR THE WEALTHY

As Gov. Chris Christie prepares to give his budget address March 16, he has significant support from New Jersey registered voters, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. Christie is viewed favorably by 45 percent, and unfavorably by 26 percent. Another 26 percent feel neither favorable nor unfavorable toward him. Christie’s positive rating comes though … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am March 8, 2010, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL FINDS NEW JERSEYANS WANT NEW GOVERNOR TO CUT TAXES BUT NOT SURE IT WILL BE DONE

Nearly half of New Jersey residents want to see Governor-elect Chris Christie cut taxes in his first year in office, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll taken after the November 3 election. Fewer than one in ten (6%) think it is very likely that taxes will be cut, while about half (49%) think it is … Read more …

Posted at 12:00 am November 13, 2009, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

CITIZENS SKEPTICAL THAT LEGISLATURE CAN LOWER PROPERTY TAXES

With state legislative committees scheduled to recommend ways to reduce local property taxes next month, most New Jerseyans doubt that the legislative session on property tax reform will lead to meaningful change, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.  

Posted at 12:00 am October 5, 2006, in New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, State Legislature, Taxes

NEW JERSEYANS FAVOR FURTHER SPENDING CUTS OVER TAX INCREASES

As the July 1 deadline for a state budget approaches, a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll finds that New Jersey residents don’tapprove of Gov. Jon Corzine’s handling of the budget; they prefer budget cuts to tax increases, with tourism promotion, the arts, and roads and highways the top candidates for spending reductions.  

Posted at 12:00 am June 21, 2006, in Budget, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes