New Jersey residents are generally happy with the speed of recovery in the state. A new Monmouth University poll says that 7-in-10 New Jerseyans say they are very (26%) or somewhat (45%) satisfied with the state’s recovery effort so far. Only 22% are dissatisfied.
Garden State residents are generally, although not overwhelmingly, confident that federal relief funds will be spent wisely on the recovery effort, with 13% saying they are very confident and 51% somewhat confident. One-third are not too (17%) or not at all confident (15%) that these funds will be spent wisely.