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

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

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 40 years, continue to vex New Jerseyans, ranking just behind jobs as the state’s biggest problem.

Update: We got a nice write up in the Star-Ledger on this poll…

 

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