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AC Mayor Still Not Thrilled With Plans For Resort

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford said he wasn’t thrilled with a state rescue plan for the struggling gambling resort.

The state Legislature on Monday approved most of Gov. Chris Christie’s plans to help Atlantic City recover from revenue loss and competition from neighboring casinos. The key to the plan is a state-run tourism district encompassing the casinos, Boardwalk and other areas, with enhanced police and sanitation services.

Langford said he did not get all he wanted from the state in terms of concessions, and still held out the possibility of suing to block the plan.

The legislation was awaiting action by the governor.

(Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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