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POSITIVITY ABOUT STATE’S DIRECTION CONTINUES TO GROW UNDER MURPHY ADMINISTRATION; GOV. STARTS OUT SOLID, BOOKER CONTINUES TO SHINE AS MENENDEZ’S RATINGS REMAIN STEADY

See PDF below or download here. NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – With the Murphy administration well underway, New Jerseyans are now split over the direction of the state, as more feel better than they have in recent years about where New Jersey is headed. Gov. Phil Murphy himself remains an unknown to a sizeable segment of … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am May 17, 2018, in Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS, COMMUTERS GIVE STATE’S ROADWAYS AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM LACKLUSTER RATINGS

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – New Jersey commuters are unhappy with the state of the Garden State’s transportation infrastructure: drivers are more negative than positive about their local roadways and split when it comes to assessing the state’s highways, while mass transit users are far more negative about the state’s public transportation system, especially when it … Read more …

Posted at 12:09 am March 15, 2018, in Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS FEEL HEAVILY BURDENED BY TAXES BUT WILLING TO CONSIDER MURPHY INITIATIVES

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – What do you call the state of affairs when four out of five residents say they pay too much in taxes for what they get? New Jersey. Just 17 percent say they get their money’s worth for the state and local taxes they pay. And, by a margin of 64 to … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am March 7, 2018, in Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

PARENTS OFFER RINGING ENDORSEMENT OF PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM BUT BELIEVE STANDARDIZED TESTING HAS GONE OVERBOARD

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – The vast majority of parents who currently have children in the state’s public school system are highly satisfied with the quality of education their child receives: 80 percent say their child’s school is doing an “excellent” or “good” job. Public school parents are also quite positive about the quality of teachers … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 8, 2018, in Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

STATE OF THE GARDEN STATE: NEW JERSEYANS UPSET WITH NJ ECONOMIC CONDITIONS AND TAXES; STILL POSITIVE ABOUT NJ BUT LESS SO THAN IN THE PAST THREE IN TEN SAY THEY WOULD LIKE TO MOVE OUT OF STATE

2018 RUTGERS-EAGLETON POLL STATE OF THE GARDEN STATE REPORT: NEW JERSEYANS UPSET WITH NJ ECONOMIC CONDITIONS AND TAXES; STILL POSITIVE ABOUT NJ BUT LESS SO THAN IN THE PAST; THREE IN TEN SAY THEY WOULD LIKE TO MOVE OUT OF STATE To read the full report, scroll to the bottom or download here.   NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 5, 2018, in Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

‘HEALTH MATTERS’ POLL SERIES: MAJORITY OF NEW JERSEYANS SATISFIED WITH THEIR CURRENT HEALTHCARE COVERAGE OVERALL, BUT ONE-THIRD ‘SOMEWHAT’ OR ‘VERY’ DISSATISFIED WITH MONTHLY PREMIUM COSTS

‘HEALTH MATTERS’ POLL SERIES: MAJORITY OF NEW JERSEYANS SATISFIED WITH THEIR CURRENT HEALTHCARE COVERAGE OVERALL, BUT ONE-THIRD ‘SOMEWHAT’ OR ‘VERY’ DISSATISFIED WITH MONTHLY PREMIUM COSTS New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute and Rutgers-Eagleton Explore Health Insurance Choices, Information, and Satisfaction in the Latest Health Matters Poll Report To read the full report, scroll to the bottom or … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am January 22, 2018, in Health Matters Poll, Healthcare, New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

FINAL GRADES: CHRIS CHRISTIE EXITS AS MOST UNPOPULAR NJ GOVERNOR ON RECORD

“They’re gonna miss me when I’m gone.”  – Gov. Chris Christie, NJ.com, January 7, 2018  NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – It’s hard to imagine exactly who New Jersey’s pugnacious governor thinks is going to miss him when he leaves office next week, but it surely won’t be the residents of the Garden State, according to the … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am January 9, 2018, in Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

NEW JERSEY GREETS GOVERNOR-ELECT MURPHY WITH CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM; POSITIVITY ABOUT STATE’S FUTURE GROWTH

NEW JERSEY GREETS GOVERNOR-ELECT MURPHY WITH CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM; POSITIVITY ABOUT STATE’S FUTURE GROWTH Large Support for Many of Murphy’s Policy Proposals, But Partisan Differences Persist (See PDF, questions, and tables below.)  NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – New Jerseyans see a glimmer of hope for the Garden State following Phil Murphy’s gubernatorial victory in November, according to the … Read more …

Posted at 11:12 am December 12, 2017, in Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

AARP STUDY: NEW JERSEYANS UNWILLING TO PAY SUBSIDIES FOR PSEG NUCLEAR PLANTS

Results released by AARP on December 4, 2017 were from a study commissioned and paid for by the organization with the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP). ECPIP complies with the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR), the National Council on Public Polls’ Principles of Disclosure, and AAPOR’s Transparency Initiative regarding release of the … Read more …

Posted at 2:30 pm December 4, 2017, in Hope Creek, Nuclear Power Plants, PSEG, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Salem

NEW JERSEYANS’ VERDICT ON MENENDEZ? DOWN BUT NOT OUT

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez has emerged from a hung jury in his federal corruption case seriously damaged but by no means dead, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll. The senior senator is now at a low point in his ratings: more New Jersey residents disapprove than approve of his job performance (36 percent to 29 … Read more …

Posted at 11:00 am November 30, 2017, in Cory Booker, Robert Menendez