Overall, New Jersey’s horse racing industry has fallen far behind its competitors in neighboring states, particularly since tracks were privatized five years ago and lost $30 million a year in casino subsidies.
Senate President Steve Sweeney spoke with Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron about the deal reached in Atlantic City, funding the Transportation Trust Fund and if he's considering running for governor in 2017.
Harambe, a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo, was killed after a toddler managed to make its way into the animal's exhibit. Following the incident, the security of animal exhibits are being checked and analyzed.
Gov. Christie visited the Jersey Shore ahead of the holiday weekend. He sat down one-on-one with NJTV News and talked about signing the Atlantic City financial recovery legislation the Assembly and Senate passed and his thoughts about being the vice presidential nominee for Donald Trump.
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