May Sun, 2001
NEW JERSEYANS AND THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS A STARK CONTRAST IN BLACK AND WHITE
Over three-quarters of New Jerseyans think their neighborhood is a good place to live, and just under that number think the same about their own city or town. And given the opportunity, a majority would choose to stay in the neighborhood in which they currently reside, rather than move to another neighborhood or even another state.
April Sun, 2001
NEW JERSEY—A GARDEN OF DIVERSITY NEW SLOGAN EDGES OUT “NJ & YOU: PERFECT TOGETHER” IN POLL MAJORITY TAKE PRIDE IN BEING JERSEY RESIDENTS
One suspects that former Governor Tom Kean might even be happy with the news: there’s a new state slogan in town. Kean, of course, will forever be linked with the tourism slogan “New Jersey and You: Perfect Together,” his famous Brahmin voice touting the state in televised commercials during his governorship between 1982 and 1990. However, Kean also served on President Clinton’s Advisory Commission on Race Relations and has long advocated “the politics of inclusion.”
April Wed, 2001
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 poor. In addition, New Jerseyans said their government and politicians are no better or worse than those in other states.