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NEW JERSEYANS REMAIN MIXED ABOUT GARDEN STATE’S QUALITY OF LIFE; IT’S A GOOD PLACE TO LIVE, BUT NOT TO LOOK FOR WORK OR RETIRE

Almost six in 10 New Jersey residents call their state a good or excellent place to live, but those who call the Garden State home clearly recognize its strengths and weaknesses, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. While 58 percent believe New Jersey is a good or excellent place to raise a family and about 70 … Read more …

Posted at 2:30 pm December 15, 2015, in Business, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Economy, Entertainment, Family, New Jersey, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Quality of Life, Recreation, Retirement, Right Direction Wrong Track, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes, Unemployment

WHAT ELECTION? JUST AS IN 1971, NEARLY ALL NEW JERSEYANS UNAWARE OF STATE ASSEMBLY RACES THIS NOVEMBER; FEW CAN NAME THEIR OWN STATE SENATOR

Forty-four years after the first press release from the Eagleton Institute of Politics’ inaugural poll reported little awareness of the then upcoming 1971 state legislative elections, New Jerseyans today remain uninformed about the Legislature, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Three-quarters of Garden State residents are completely unaware that any elections will be held next … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 27, 2015, in Economy, New Jersey, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, State Assembly, State Legislature, State Senate, Taxes, Unemployment

Majority in 3 States Favorable on Hillary Clinton; Give Former Sec of State 2016 Lead Over Christie, Paul & Ryan

A majority of voters in New York (64 percent), New Jersey (59 percent) and Virginia (56 percent) have a favorable view of Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and name her most often in each state as the one eligible person that they would most like to see as the next President according to simultaneous … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 4, 2014, in 2016 Election, Governor Chris Christie, Gun Control, Hillary Clinton, Marijuana, Minimum Wage, Obamacare, REP-Siena-Roanoke, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Same-Sex Marriage, Unemployment

In the Aftermath of 2010 Elections, Republicans Want Congress to Fix Health Care Reform; Democrats Want Job Creation

New Jersey Democrats and Republicans have differing priorities for the new U.S. Congress, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released today. While Democrats name “jobs” as their top priority, Republicans focus on fixing the health care reform law as the most important task for Congress. Independents, while having favored Republican congressional candidates by 11 points (46 percent to 35 percent … Read more …

Posted at 12:22 pm December 14, 2010, in Congress, Healthcare, New Jersey Politics & Issues, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Unemployment

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

JOB SATISFACTION AND JOB INSECURITY A PROFILE OF EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT IN NEW JERSEY

While close to 9-in-10 employed New Jerseyans say they are satisfied with their current job, many are uneasy about their job security. Pour-in-ten are concerned that they will be unemployed in the next year or two, and 1 -in-4 work for companies where there have been layoffs in the past year to reduce the workforce. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am July 21, 1996, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Economy, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Unemployment

UNEMPLOYMENT AND TAXES ARE KEY ISSUES IN GUBERNATORIAL RACE

Economic issues, particularly unemployment and taxes, are foremost in voters minds as they consider who to vote for in New Jersey’s Gubernatorial contest this November, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll conducted by telephone with 666 registered voters between June 10 and June 16, 1993. Four-in-ten voters in New Jersey say unemployment is the most … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am June 27, 1993, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes, Unemployment