Atlantic County

Risley holds seat in tight Atlantic County Freeholder contest

It was too close for comfort, Save Jerseyans, but incumbent Republican John Risley has defeated Thelma Witherspoon by 200 votes in a battle for one Atlantic County freeholder at-large seat. Risley’s 200 vote margin came about after the Atlantic County Board of Elections inspected 787 provisional ballots over the course of five hours on Monday […]

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N.J. gaming patrons can now gamble online with Nevada, Delaware players

Fans of online gambling in New Jersey just got a major boost from Chris Christie. On Friday, the Governor announced today that he has reached an agreement with Nevada and Delaware which will permit the states’ respective Internet gaming patrons to play online against players in all three states. “New Jersey has been a pioneer […]

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Investigating Colin Bell’s predatory role in Atlantic County’s foreclosure crisis

A number of months ago, “Hurley in the Morning” began an investigation regarding New Jersey State Senate candidate Colin Bell. Today, we will reveal some of the results that call into question Colin Bell’s qualifications to hold elective office and his choice to make money on the backs of struggling homeowners facing foreclosure. First, a […]

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Atlantic City rolls dice on bid to woo Amazon HQ2

ATLANTIC CITY — Atlantic City has joined a growing list of New Jersey towns that trying to convince Amazon it’s the perfect place for the company’s second headquarters. The city touted access Atlantic City International Airport, its favorable tax incentive package and its proximity to New York, Philadelphia and Washington. The airport’s FAA William J. […]


Legal action threatened over notorious Super PAC’s slanderous LD2 TV spot

The General Majority PAC — backed by powerful bosses, unions, and a former Harry Reid staffer and providing cover for machine Democrats — is on the move again this cycle, Save Jerseyans, and throwing bombs at Republicans in swing New Jersey legislative districts. Some of you may recall that this is the group for which Alec […]

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VIDEO: Chris Brown (R-2) hits home run with self-deprecating campaign ad

A relatively obscure Travis County, Texas race got national attention in 2016 when the incumbent Republican Commissioner candidate — Gerald Daugherty — produced a genius, self-deprecating campaign ad in which his family begged voters to re-elect him because he wouldn’t shut up talking about way to improve the county: – The LD2 State Senate campaign of […]

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It’s No Jackpot, But Online Gambling Tax Contributes Millions to NJ’s Coffers

Online gambling, which got off to an unimpressive start initially, has turned it around and now is emerging as a significant source of revenue for the state. Nearly four years ago, when it was first introduced in New Jersey, online gambling missed revenue estimates by more than $100 million. But the gross revenue from New […]


Brown travels to federal court “Lake Christie” hearing on behalf of Margate’s residents

U.S. District Court Judge Renee Bumb was scheduled to hear arguments this Wednesday morning in a conference hearing on the infamous Margate, New Jersey “dune ponding” dispute. The rainwater-exacerbated “pond,” the condition for which were created by a controversial beach replenishment project, has been derisively nicknamed “Lake Christie” by the locals. Judge Bumb previously ruled […]

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N.J. Supreme Court rules on pay hikes for public workers

TRENTON — The state Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled Atlantic County and Bridgewater Township committed unfair labor practices when they refused to pay employees’ step increases after labor contracts with public workers expired. The state’s high court upheld the appellate court in a rebuke to the Public Employment Relations Commission, which had decided local governments […]



New Jersey Legal Online Casinos Outpace Several Atlantic City Casinos With $20.8 Million In April Gaming Revenue

LAS VEGAS, May 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — After another near-record performance in April, online gaming continues to generate more revenue than nearly half of the land-based casinos in the state, according to analysts from PlayNJ.com. The New Jersey Monthly Internet Gross Revenue Report, which was released Friday by the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement, showed […]


Op-Ed: Proposed A.C. Charter School is Desperately Needed

I am very excited to announce my support for The Frederick Douglass Charter School for Boys, a new school that our community desperately needs. If approved by the New Jersey Department of Education, this innovative educational institution would be the first single-gender charter school in the state and has plans to open in August 2018. […]

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Could New Trenton Legislation Devastate Jersey Shore House Rentals?

Temperatures are warming, Save Jerseyans, and renting a house at the Jersey Shore is a regional tradition and a linchpin of the New Jersey economy. Millions will visit our beaches beginning in a few short weeks. Trenton’s latest attempt to expand its power COULD endanger shore house rentals, and it’s getting pushback from one of […]

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GOP’s Brown Riding High (with NAACP Praise?) as LD2 Dems Flounder

It’s far too competitive of a district for anyone to get comfortable, Save Jerseyans, but the state senatorial campaign of Asm. Chris Brown (R-2) is riding high these days. Saturday’s NAACP Freedom Fund Awards breakfast in Atlantic City was illustrative. Brown and his Democrat State Senate colleague Ron Rice of Newark received NAACP Atlantic City Government Service […]

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