After privatizing the state's lottery system with the private company Northstar, the state is not seeing the revenues it expected with the deal and now New Jersey Lottery is facing a $136 million shortfall.
The average price for a gallon of regular gas in New Jersey is $2.08. Gas Prices are expected to continue to drop, with OPIS predicting that the price of gas by Thanksgiving will be below $2 a gallon for most places in New Jersey.
Businesses, trades, unions and legislators will meet next week in Atlantic City at a summit hosted by the NJ Chamber of Commerce. They hope to work collaboratively to help solve problems facing the New Jersey business community.
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