Monmouth Poll: Murphy more popular than Christie and Corzine

Gov. Phil Murphy has a 44%-28% job approval rating, better than predecessors Chris Christie and Jon Corzine around the same point in their first year, according to a Monmouth University poll released today. Christie was at an upside-down 41%-44% in April 2010 and Corzine was at an upside-down 34%-37% in April 2006. “Perhaps one reason why Murphy’s overall job rating is so positive is because fewer New Jerseyans are paying

Poll: Sweeney nuclear subsidy may hurt lawmakers

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney’s quest to secure subsidies for two nuclear power plants in his district may have hit another snag. A recent poll commissioned by the NJ Coalition for Fair Energy, an industry coalition that has opposed the nuclear subsidy bills championed by Sweeney since they were first introduced in late 2017, shows that voting for the bill could jeopardize legislators’ reelection prospects. Of the 632 New