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Port Authority halts police training after firings

11-13-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is suspending some police training in the wake of firings over an out-of-control graduation party. The agency announced Thursday that it was halting all non-mandatory training ...

Atlantic City casino revenue down 4.4 pct in Oct.

11-13-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's casino revenue fell by 4.4 percent in October compared with a year ago. The casinos took in $207 million, compared to $216 million in October 2013. But when casinos that have recently shut down are ...

Taxes, schools, casinos key to Christie AC plan

11-13-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's plan to help Atlantic City involves giving casinos predictable taxes, freezing taxes on non-gambling property, giving schools more aid if they reduce costs, and temporarily halting ...

Bill would add Atlantic City to UEZ program

11-13-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey lawmaker is proposing legislation to add Atlantic City to the state's Urban Enterprise Zone project, enabling it to charge half the state sales tax and qualify for other economic incentives. ...

AP: Taj Mahal closes Dec. 12 if union keeps appeal

11-13-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Trump Entertainment Resorts has notified New Jersey casino regulators it will close the Taj Mahal on Dec. 12 if its main union doesn't drop its appeal of a court-ordered savings package. CEO Robert Griffin tells the ...

Jersey City fire inspector admits taking bribes

11-13-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Jersey City fire inspector was on the take. Phillip Procaccino has admitted accepting bribes to help houses of prostitution stay in business. The 56-year-old Belleville resident admitted accepting $2,500 to help a massage ...

Lawmakers pass bills stemming from bridge closure

11-13-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers passed a pair of measures stemming from the politically motivated lane closures near the George Washington Bridge last year. The Assembly approved legislation Thursday that would subject the Port Authority ...
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Christie Calls for Change in Atlantic City

11-12-14
Gov. Christie went to Atlantic City for the second summit to discuss how to help the city's economic recovery.
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Emergent Repair Fund for Schools Exhausted

11-12-14
New Jersey's School Development Authority is running out of money needed to for emergent school repairs.
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What is Net Neutrality?

11-12-14
Net neutrality has been a hot topic as of late, but many aren't sure what it means.