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Poll: Do You Back the Governor’s Tax Hikes?

March 22, 2018 | Polling

When running for office, Gov. Phil Murphy talked about raising taxes — and his budget plan follows through. How do you like his proposal?

Poll: Lock Them Up and Throw Away Their Right to Vote?

March 1, 2018 | Polling
Convicted felons in New Jersey can't vote, even if they're on parole or probation. Advocates say this is too harsh and punishes African-Americans disproportionately. What do you think?
Poll: Can We Prevent a Parkland Tragedy in New Jersey?
February 22, 2018 | Polling
Is there anything that can be done to protect students and teachers from becoming targets of an active shooter?
Poll: What’s Keeping the New Administration from Gaining Traction?
February 8, 2018 | Polling
Is it really just Murphy and Sweeney trying to establish the lines of power, or is there more to it?
Poll: Tuition-Free Community College — Smart Move or Dumb Mistake?
September 21, 2017 | Polling
Under the ‘Murphy plan,’ students get a free ride at NJ’s two-year schools. Guadagno says the middle class will wind up footing the bill
Poll: Just How Hellish Has Your Summer Commute Been?
July 20, 2017 | Polling
According to some sources, the ‘Summer of Hell’ hasn’t lived up to its bad press. Do you agree, or have you been burned by your commute?
Poll: School Aid, School Aid — Is there a Way out of the Funding Maze?
June 22, 2017 | Polling
The Democrats have unveiled their new plan. Should Christie go for it or walk away?
Poll: Have You Got a Favorite Candidate for Governor?
June 16, 2017 | Polling
Common wisdom holds that it’s a long way to November, but that doesn’t stop people from starting to sort out the candidates
Poll: Did Democratic Debates Help You Home in on a Candidate?
May 12, 2017 | Polling, Elections 2017
For some folks, the debates are just a bunch of hot air. For others, they’re the key to making a smart choice in candidates. Where do you fall along the scale?
Poll: Can We Really Afford to Pay $300M — And Counting — to Repair State House?
May 4, 2017 | Polling
Governor says New Jersey’s signature building is in dangerous disrepair, but eyebrows are being raised at the projected cost of renovation and the way it's to be financed
Poll: How Much Transparency Is Enough for Gubernatorial Hopefuls?
April 20, 2017 | Polling
Right now, candidates deliver very few details about their financial assets and interests. Should we be seeing more?
Poll: Is It Time to Re-Evaluate Our Transit Priorities?
April 13, 2017 | Polling
The TTF plans to pump most of its money into our decaying roads and bridges. Is that really the best way to divvy up the funds?
Poll: Use Them or Lose Them — What’s the Best Policy for Sick Day Payouts?
April 6, 2017 | Polling
Does it make sense for some public employees to get a big bonus at retirement when they cash in unused sick days and vacation time?
Poll: Bridgegate Verdicts — Did Baroni and Kelly Get What They Deserved?
March 30, 2017 | Polling
Too soft? Too tough? Just right? Was justice served?
Poll: Millennial Outmigration — Major Headache or Minor Problem?
March 23, 2017 | Polling
What can be done to keep millennials in New Jersey — and should communities and the state spend scarce funds to make it happen?
Poll: ACA Replacement Bill — Good Move or Step in Wrong Direction?
March 9, 2017 | Polling
Can repeal and replace really take care of America’s myriad medical needs?
Poll: Should Lawmakers Take Christie’s 100-Day School Funding Challenge?
March 2, 2017 | Polling
The governor has pledged to work with Republicans and Democrats to find an equitable solution to the school-funding mess. Should legislators jump at the chance or let it pass?
Poll: Christie’s State of the State — Too Long for One Topic?
January 12, 2017 | Polling
Opioid addiction is threatening New Jersey, but should the governor have touched on other subjects in his hour-plus speech?
Poll: What Does the Coming Year Hold in Store for NJ?
December 22, 2016 | Polling
Peer into the crystal ball or read the tea leaves, what’s going to be the top topic of 2017?
Poll: With Trump Headed for White House, How Will It Affect NJ?
November 17, 2016 | Polling
Have you had a chance to think through some of the ways the president-elect will leave his mark on the Garden State?
Poll: Are You Concerned that NJ’s Elections Will Not Be Honest?
November 3, 2016 | Polling
There’s been no shortage of talk about the elections being ‘stolen.’ Do you that’s a valid concern in the Garden State?
Poll: Is There a Good Way to Fix School Funding in New Jersey?
October 27, 2016 | Polling
Two school funding plans have been proposed and another is in the works, but will any of them actually get the job done?
Poll: Waiting to Inhale — Is NJ Ready for Recreational Marijuana?
October 20, 2016 | Polling
A delegation of NJ legislators will report today on its fact-finding trip to Colorado, where pot is legal. Is the Garden State moving in the same direction?
Poll: The Murphy Lockdown — Terrific or Troubling?
October 13, 2016 | Polling
Phil Murphy seems to have the Democratic gubernatorial nomination sewn up more than a year ahead of the election. What do you think of his early-bird special?
Poll: Who Put Together the TTF Fix? Who Runs New Jersey?
October 6, 2016 | Polling
Basically the bill to tank up the TTF is the work of just three people. What does that say about how things get done in NJ?
Poll: Beach Replenishment — Saving the Shore, Hurting the Environment?
September 29, 2016 | Polling
Beach replenishment is expensive and — by some lights — ineffective, since any sand dredged up will ultimately wind up back in the water. Do we stay the course?
Poll: Double Dipping for Public Employees: Damned If They Do?
September 22, 2016 | Polling
It’s a widespread practice among public employees, retiring from a job and then picking up another position — and pension. Should it be allowed?
Poll: Do You Expect Any Surprises to Come Out of the Bridgegate Trial?
September 15, 2016 | Polling
The massive traffic tie-up has been under the media microscope for a long time. Is there anything left to learn?
Poll: Room in the Pinelands for Conservationists and ATVs?
September 8, 2016 | Polling
Beyond the angry words and accusations, it may ultimately be an issue of conservation versus recreation
Poll: For-Profit Hospitals in New Jersey -- For Or Against?
NJ Spotlight Staff | August 11, 2016 | Polling
Meadowlands Hospital's 'birth tourism' raises news questions about for-profit hospitals.
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