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NEW JERSEY GOVERNMENT GETS MIDDLING MARKS RACIAL PROFILING AND ETHICS LOOM LARGE

In the midst of swirling political controversies in New Jersey engulfing the acting Governor, a United States senator, and a Supreme Court justice, a narrow majority of residents surveyed between April 11th and 17th rated the quality of their state government as good, while more than four in ten rated it as only fair or … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am April 25, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

SENATE HEARINGS ON RACIAL PROFILING COMMAND WIDESPREAD ATTENTION

Despite recent front-page stories raising questions about acting Governor Donald DiFrancesco’s business dealings and Senator Robert Torricelli’s fundraising practices, it is the state Senate’s hearings into racial profiling that are commanding the lion’s share of attention among Garden State residents.  

Posted at 12:01 am April 20, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS ARE INCREASINGLY BOTHERED BY RACIAL PROFILING

While the overall job performance rating of the State Police has remained stable over the last two years, the number of New Jerseyans who think minorities are treated worse than others has continued to climb, and for the first time a majority of state residents say they are bothered “a lot” by the practice of … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am February 11, 2001, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

ONE STATE, TWO VOICES: RACIAL PROFILING ANGERS BLACKS; WHITES INDIFFERENT GOVERNOR’S JOB PERFORMANCE RATING STABLE

The controversy swirling around the State Police’s use of racial profiling–which has engulfed Governor Whitman’s nomination of Attorney General Peter Verniero to the Supreme Court–is viewed very differently by White and Black New Jerseyans.  

Posted at 12:01 am May 9, 1999, in Christie Whitman, Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS’ VIEWS OF THE STATE POLICE: A CONTRAST IN BLACK AND WHITE

While the overall job performance rating of the State Police is quite positive in New Jersey, there is a major racial divide among Garden State residents. Black and white New Jerseyans have such different views of troopers’ fairness in enforcement of the laws, evenhanded treatment of all drivers, judgment in deciding whom to pull over, … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am May 17, 1998, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll