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EIGHT IN 10 NEW JERSEYANS KNOW SOMEONE DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER, YET LESS THAN HALF HAVE REGULAR INTERACTION WITH INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE AUTISM

New Brunswick, N.J. (May 13, 2019) – Eight in ten New Jerseyans say that they know someone who has been diagnosed with Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, which was conducted in collaboration with the New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence at Rutgers University. Sixty-eight percent know an ASD-diagnosed child outside … Read more …

Posted at 9:31 am May 13, 2019, in Autism, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS CONCERNED BUT LACK KNOWLEDGE ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick, N.J. (April 25, 2019) – Two-thirds of New Jerseyans are concerned about the impact that climate change will have on them, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll conducted in collaboration with the New Jersey Climate Change Alliance at Rutgers University. Thirty-seven percent say they are “very concerned” … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 25, 2019, in Climate change, Environment, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

MANY NEW JERSEYANS FEAR BEING SHOT, BUT DON’T SEE GUN VIOLENCE AS BIG PROBLEM IN THEIR LOCAL COMMUNITY

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick, N.J. (April 24, 2019) – Half of New Jersey residents fear they or someone they know will become a victim of gun violence, according to a Rutgers-Eagleton Poll conducted in collaboration with the New Jersey Center on Gun Violence Research at Rutgers University. Twenty-three percent are very … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 24, 2019, in Gun Control, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

MOST NEW JERSEYANS HAVE CONSIDERED BUT NOT PLANNED FOR END-OF-LIFE WISHES

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick, N.J. (April 16, 2019) – In advance of National Health Care Decisions Day on April 16, a new poll shows that six in 10 New Jerseyans (61 percent) have given a great deal or at least some thought to their wishes for medical care towards the end … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 16, 2019, in New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute

NEW JERSEYANS FEEL OVERTAXED, DISSATISFIED WITH STATE HANDLING OF FINANCIAL ISSUES

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick, N.J. (Apr. 10, 2019) – As Tax Day approaches, about eight in ten New Jerseyans feel they pay too much in taxes and are not happy with what the state government is doing about the affordability of living in the Garden State, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 10, 2019, in Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

JOINT RUTGERS-EAGLETON/FDU POLL: POLITICAL LEADERS NOT REALLY DOING IT FOR GARDEN STATERS

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick and Madison, New Jersey (Apr. 9, 2019) – When it comes to likeability, New Jersey’s current and former elected officials leave a lot to be desired, Garden State residents say. The inaugural joint survey from the polling units at Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics and Fairleigh … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 9, 2019, in Cory Booker, Donald Trump, Governor Chris Christie, Phil Murphy, Robert Menendez

JOINT RUTGERS-EAGLETON/FDU POLL: NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT MILLIONAIRES TAX; GOV. MURPHY GARNERS LACKLUSTER RATINGS ENTERING SECOND YEAR IN OFFICE

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick and Madison, New Jersey (Apr. 3, 2019) – New Jerseyans largely support Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposed millionaires tax, but expressed mixed views about the governor’s overall performance, according to the first poll in a partnership between the polling bodies at Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics and … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 4, 2019, in Phil Murphy, Right Direction Wrong Track, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL ON GOV. MURPHY’S FIRST YEAR: VERDICT STILL OUT FOR MANY NEW JERSEYANS, BUT GOV. DOES WELL ON ECONOMY, EDUCATION, TRANSPORTATION

See PDF below or download here. New Brunswick, N.J. (Nov. 15, 2018) – A sizeable number of New Jerseyans still have yet to form an opinion of Gov. Phil Murphy after his first year in office – but among those who have made a judgment, the governor garners more positive than negative ratings, according to … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am November 15, 2018, in Phil Murphy, Right Direction Wrong Track, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION, EXPUNGEMENT, TAXATION

See PDF below or download here. NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – New Jersey legislators haven’t decided whether to legalize cannabis for personal use, but the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll shows more state residents favor than oppose – by a hefty margin of 58 percent to 37 percent – completely legalizing the possession and personal use of recreational … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 30, 2018, in Marijuana, New Jersey, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

MENENDEZ HOLDS NARROW LEAD OVER HUGIN IN SENATE RACE; CORRUPTION TRIAL, LACK OF ENTHUSIASM HURT MENENDEZ WITH INDEPENDENTS AND BASE

See PDF below or download here. NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – With two weeks until Election Day, incumbent U.S. Senator Bob Menendez narrowly leads Republican challenger Bob Hugin 51 percent to 46 percent among likely voters in New Jersey, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. Menendez’s tight margin stems from the mark his federal corruption trial … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am October 24, 2018, in 2018 Midterm Election, Bob Hugin, Congress, Cory Booker, Donald Trump, Robert Menendez, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, U.S. Senate