BUSINESS & ECONOMY

Officials Hold Summit on Atlantic City Economic Crisis

“The fact is, we have work to do.” With those words Gov. Chris Christie summed up today’s summit meeting on the economic crisis in Atlantic City. Top lawmakers, local officials and union leaders talked late into the afternoon and left with an action plan and a 45-day deadline.

Senate President Steve Sweeney spoke with NJTV News Correspondent David Cruz about the Atlantic City summit.

Sweeney said that a lot was accomplished during the summit and that Atlantic City needs to get fixed.

“I think that a lot got accomplished because we had a lot of people come here from different directions,” said Sweeney. “And we’re all looking at this the same way through the same looking glass, that we have to fix Atlantic City. We have to get people back to work and that we can’t put politics in front of the people and that came through strong with everyone in the room and I was very happy about that.”