The Quinnipiac poll found 49 percent of city voters support funding pre-K without raising taxes versus 40 percent who favor de Blasio’s proposed tax hike on those making at least $500,000.
Gov. Chris Christie’s approval rating and credibility remain strong among New Jersey voters surveyed in a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday.
De Blasio campaigned on a platform of adding a tax on households making more than $500,000 a year to cover the costs of universal pre-kindergarten and after-school programs.
Petit’s wife and two daughters were killed in a 2007 home invasion in Cheshire.
The ruling Thursday from Mercer County Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson moves the state a step closer to start recognizing same-sex nuptials on Oct. 21.
“I don’t take anything for granted,” de Blasio told 1010 WINS. “Even though this is a wonderful poll, we’ve over a month ahead and we’re going to work very hard.”
Schools in 36 districts across Connecticut will receive $5 million in state grants to improve security in response to the Newtown school shootings, Malloy announced Wednesday.
Bill de Blasio’s poll numbers are close to the magic 40% that would allow him to clinch the nomination outright. If no candidate crosses that threshold though, the top two finishers will advance to a runoff on October 1st.
The Quinnipiac University poll shows that among black voters, Spitzer leads Stringer by a three-to-one margin. The poll showed no gender gap.
This is the first time de Blasio has topped a poll in this campaign. He has surged past former leader Christine Quinn. The City Council speaker is second with 24 percent.
His campaign manager has resigned and his political peers have harsh words for him, but Anthony Weiner has vowed to stay in the race for New York City mayor.
Poll Director Doug Schwartz told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau that only 44 percent of those questioned said Malloy deserves to be reelected, while 46 said he doesn’t deserve it.
The Quinnipiac poll also found that 62 percent of New York voters are worried that there will be another terror attack in the city.
“I’m running for mayor because I’ve been fighting for the middle class and those struggling to make it my entire life. And I hope I get a second chance to work for you.”
Yale and Quinnipiac typically meet on the ice with little more than local bragging rights and the upper hand in the ECAC at stake. Not so much the next time around.