Poll: Who’s Winning the Budget Battle for NJ’s Hearts and Minds?

NJ Spotlight | 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?

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It’s now been more than three months since newly elected Gov. Phil Murphy submitted his proposed budget to the state Legislature. In the days and weeks following, he and legislative leaders Steve Sweeney and Craig Coughlin have been wrangling about how to raise revenues to pay for what they generally agree to be spending priorities. Murphy has taken his argument directly to voters. Is it working?

# Do you support Murphy’s argument that his budget approach is fiscally sound?