Poll: Nutter's Rating Up Despite Growing Concern

Publication: Philadelphia Inquirer

Author: Bob Warner


02/14/2012 - Mayor Nutter's job approval rating is up to 60 percent, the highest level in the past three years, but most city residents continue to describe crime, the state of the public schools and lack of job opportunities as major problems that have improved little over the past five years.

That's the conclusion of a new public opinion poll released Tuesday by The Pew Charitable Trusts, based on 1,600 telephone interviews with Philadelphia adults, from Jan. 4 through Jan. 19.

Just one out of three people, 37 percent, said they felt completely safe in their homes at night, and less than one out of six, 16 percent, felt completely safe walking in their neighborhoods, the study found.

Read the full article, Poll: Nutter's Rating Up Despite Growing Concern, on the Philadelphia Inquirer's Web site.

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