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Icahn: Senate leader ‘selling out’ Atlantic City

10-10-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is accusing New Jersey's Senate president of "selling out" Atlantic City by considering casinos near New York City. Icahn responded Friday to stinging criticism by state Senate President ...

Iowa contracts for help with dog racing buyout

10-10-14
CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — A New Jersey company has been hired to help Iowa distribute the $36 million buyout of greyhound racing participants. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald says (http://bit.ly/1xy1PDT ) the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, at a ...

Poll: New Jersey residents don’t want gas tax hike

10-10-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A new poll finds New Jersey residents do not want to see taxes raised on gasoline. A Rutgers-Eagleton poll released Friday finds nearly three in five residents oppose a hike. The survey was conducted Sept. 29 through Oct. ...
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Assembly Committee Hears Testimony on Paid Sick Leave

10-9-14
Members of the Assembly Labor Committee heard arguments for and against mandatory paid sick leave for employees.
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Trenton to Sell Vacant Properties

10-9-14
New Jersey's capital city is launching a homestead program so thousands of vacant properties can get new owners and new life for little money.

Racetrack forms group to handle sports betting

10-9-14
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey racetrack has taken another step toward offering sports betting if it becomes legal in New Jersey. Monmouth Park Racetrack announced Thursday it has formed a group to regulate sports betting at the track. The ...

Union makes counteroffer to save Taj Mahal casino

10-9-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The main casino workers' union in Atlantic City has made a counteroffer to the owners of the Trump Taj Mahal casino, proposing reduced pension contributions. Local 54 of the Unite-HERE union responded to Trump ...

After Sandy, gas stations get generator grants

10-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A group of 33 New Jersey gas stations on and near storm evacuation routes have been approved for grant money by the state to install backup power supplies. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority said Thursday that 33 ...

Abortion doctor has final medical license revoked

10-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Board of Medical Examiners has stripped an abortion doctor accused of violating state laws of his final medical license. The board voted unanimously to revoke Steven Brigham's license at its meeting Wednesday. The ...

New Jersey Transit sues insurers over Sandy pay

10-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit is suing its insurers for more help paying to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. The agency filed a federal lawsuit earlier this month claiming that Lloyds of London and other insurance companies ...