Ray Lesniak

In Newark, Obama Calls For Breaking Cycle Of IncarcerationPresident Barack Obama is visiting a drug treatment center in Newark Monday as he continues to push for overhauling the criminal justice system.
Appeals Court To Reconsider New Jersey Sports Betting CaseThat means an August ruling that struck down a law allowing sports betting at casinos and racetracks is vacated.
Federal Court Strikes Down Sports Betting In New JerseyA federal appeals court panel in Philadelphia on Tuesday upheld the federal ban on sports betting in all but four states.
Lawmakers, Linden Residents Vow To Fight Exxon SettlementState Sen. Ray Lesniak, other lawmakers and residents of Linden stood in a park across a highway from the refineries on Friday to slam the $225 million settlement announced last week by Gov. Chris Christie's administration.
On WFAN: N.J. Lawmaker Says Sports Betting To Move Ahead Regardless Of OutcomeNew Jersey State Sen. Ray Lesniak says he'll be placing a bet -- legally -- on the NFL, one way or another: "I'm not saying 'One day.' I'm saying September."
Christie Stunned By 'Abject Stupidity,' Fires Aide For GWB Traffic JamsDeputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly's employment was terminated Thursday morning effective immediately, Gov. Chris Christie said.
New Jersey Becoming 3rd State To Offer Internet Gambling For the first time, people in New Jersey will be able to click a mouse or swipe a screen to gamble online.
Online Gambling To Begin In N.J. Next MonthThe state Gaming Enforcement Division told The Associated Press on Friday that Atlantic City's casinos may begin a "soft play'' period on Nov. 21 for invited guests. If all goes well, the casinos can begin full Internet gambling at 9 a.m. on Nov. 26.
Governor Chris Christie Plans To Speak With Rutgers Officials Over HermannThe Hermann problem has popped up when many thought the worst was over, and that the Rutgers athletic department could start focusing on its move to the Big Ten in 2014.
Federal Judge Blocks Sports Betting In New JerseyIn a decision released late Thursday, U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp in Trenton, N.J., issued a permanent injunction barring New Jersey from offering sports betting.
Gov. Christie Signs Internet Gambling Bill Into LawEarlier this month, the legislature approved a different online gambling bill that was vetoed by Christie who called for slight changes to the measure. The changes were adopted and the bill passed by large margins in the state Assembly and Senate on Tuesday.
Christie Issues Conditional Veto Of Internet Gambling BillIn a statement that read more like an endorsement than a veto, Christie said he supports online gambling, with some minor changes, including bumping up the tax rate on casinos' online winnings from 10 percent to 15 percent.
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