RESOLVING THE STATE BUDGET DEFICIT: NEW JERSEY RESIDENTS OPT FOR TIGHTENING BELTS RATHER THAN LOOSENING PURSE STRINGS

Posted at 12:01 am April 8, 1990, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

To meet the constitutional requirement for a balanced state budget, a solid majority of 2-in-3 New Jerseyans choose a reduction in state spending over an increase in taxes. However, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll, not all of Governor Florio’s proposed spending cuts meet with the approval of state residents, and there is majority support for increases in some taxes.

 

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