Assembly Panel Passes Prieto Bill To Shore Up Atlantic CityAn Assembly committee on Thursday unanimously approved the measure that gives the city up to two years before a full state takeover in exchange for city government meeting financial benchmarks.
Christie Says He Won't Support Alternate Atlantic City Funding PlanA state Assembly committee on approved a measure by Speaker Vincent Prieto to re-cast assistance to Atlantic City on his own terms
Christie: No Dice On Atlantic City Funding Without State TakeoverMayor Don Guardian warned this week that the town's collapsing finances will force a shutdown of nonessential services next month without aid.
Christie Backs Referendum To Expand Gambling To North JerseyNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is backing a referendum on expanding gambling beyond Atlantic City.
Referendum Coming In November For Possible New Northern N.J. CasinosNew Jersey voters will be asked in November whether to approve two new casinos in the northern part of the state, under a ballot question authorized Monday by the Legislature.
Protesters Disrupt Hearing On State Takeover Of Atlantic CityShouting "Stop the takeover!'' dozens of Atlantic City residents brought the hearing in Trenton to a brief halt as a community activist was led from the hearing room after refusing to stop testifying.
Gov. Christie Calls For State Takeover Of Atlantic CityNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday the state will assume vast control over Atlantic City's finances and decision-making.
Lawmakers Reach Agreement On Northern New Jersey Casino PlanNew Jersey lawmakers will face off over competing plans for a statewide referendum on expanding casinos to the northern part of the state.
NJ Lawmakers Approve Bill For Windmill Farm Off Atlantic City CoastAn environmental group that strongly supports the plan said Monday New Jersey has the greatest potential to develop offshore wind energy of any northeastern U.S. state.
Plans Hit Stalemate For Referendum On Whether To Approve North Jersey CasinosPlans have stalled, but have not stopped, when it comes to seeing whether New Jersey voters want casinos outside of Atlantic City.
Legislators Introduce Bill For Referendum On North Jersey CasinoLegislation was introduced Friday to start the ball moving to bring casino gambling to northern New Jersey.
Christie Vetoes Bills That Would Help Struggling Atlantic City, Casino IndustryNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday vetoed most of a package of bills aimed at helping Atlantic City and its struggling casino industry.