Since New Jersey voters approved a referendum allowing gambling in Atlantic City in 1976, the Atlantic County city has been the only site of legal casinos in the state. With the increasing difficulties of casinos in Atlantic City, there has been renewed discussion of expansion to other sites around the state. However, according to the latest results from Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind poll, most New Jersey residents remain opposed to any expansion, though, if asked to choose, they prefer a casino in the Meadowlands to one at Monmouth Park Racetrack.Read More >
PolitickerNJ reporter Mark Bonamo will appear on the WBGO Journal radio program tonight and on a weekend public interest television program.
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The Senate this afternoon passed bail reform and the Assembly will reconvene Monday to post it on orders by Assembly Speaker Vinny Prieto (D-32).Read More >
The Two River Times, a weekly local newspaper covering affluent towns on along the Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers, was sold earlier this month. On July 11, Domenic M. DiPiero III of Rumson, bought the quirky community newspaper from its previous owner, Michael "Mickey" Gooch.Read More >
Continued attention drawn by a federal investigation into the George Washington Bridge fisaco "could make it hard to put events behind [Gov. Chris] Christie as quickly as might be preferred," but a Wall Street Journal report today examines the New Jersey leader's chances to repackage himself as presidential material.Read More >
The Select Committee on Investigation (SCI) this week sent a subpoena to AT&T, seeking the contents " of any text messages sent or received by Regina Egea, the governor's liaison to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, from Dec. 1 to 31," according to Star-Ledger report.Read More >
By MICHAEL W. KLEIN In his weekly radio address on August 16, President Obama challenged colleges “to do their part to bring down costs” and lighten the tuition burden on students. The state colleges and universities in New Jersey have... Read More >
“Israelis don’t want peace more than the Palestinians, Palestinians don’t want peace more than the Israelis, but I do know one thing: Hamas is a terrorist organization.” - U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-9), Paterson.- PolitickerNJ
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