Gov. Chris Christie brought the issue to the forefront when he spoke at an anti-abortion rally in Trenton in January.
Nicholson stunned the governor with the compliment at a town hall meeting Wednesday night.
After spending his first month in office delivering one piece of bad fiscal news after another, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has hit his highest popularity ever among New York voters.
A Monmouth University/Gannett New Jersey Press Media Poll finds Christie’s job approval rating 47-40 percent favorable. Christie gets high marks for cost-cutting but lower grades for providing property tax relief.
The Fairleigh Dickinson-PublicMind poll out Tuesday finds 53 percent approve of Christie’s job performance; 36 percent disapprove.
New York City took a beating during last week’s blizzard, and as it turns out, so did Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s popularity, particularly in the outer boroughs.
But 58 percent of those surveyed in the Fairleigh Dickinson-PublicMind poll out Monday believe the country is on the wrong track.
In a potential setback for Mayor Bloomberg’s hand-picked choice to run NYC schools, an eight-member panel of education experts has voted against recommending a waiver for Cathie Black.
Overall, 49 percent give Christie a thumbs up, compared to 39 percent who give his job performance a thumbs down.
Democrat Dan Malloy and Republican Tom Foley are vying to succeed M. Jodi Rell in the state’s top job.
A poll released Tuesday shows the state attorney general leading McMahon by 12 percentage points, or 54 percent to 42 percent, among likely voters.
As of Wednesday afternoon, Democrat Andrew Cuomo had yet to respond.
The Siena College poll shows Cuomo not only has a lead that Siena’s pollster called “overwhelming,” but he also has the momentum.
A new poll shows Richard Blumenthal’s lead over McMahon has grown to double-digits in the U.S. Senate race in Connecticut.
Quinnipiac University’s poll, released Wednesday, found 65 percent of those surveyed support the death penalty. That’s up from 61 percent two years ago.