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Poll: Who’s Winning the Budget Battle for NJ’s Hearts and Minds?
June 26, 2018 | Polling
Gov. Phil Murphy and state legislators have mounted an all-out messaging war about their spending plans. Is it just a media blitz or is one side edging closer to victory?
Poll: Should New Jersey Bag the Plastic Bags?
May 31, 2018 | Polling
Those plastic bags trapped in trees or blowing down the street like urban tumbleweed are more than unsightly. They’re bad for the Garden State. But what’s the next step?
Poll: Murphy at 100 Days — off the Charts or off the Mark?
April 26, 2018 | Polling
Rather than assessing the governor’s first 100 days, we’d like to know how our readers rank and rate him
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?
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