Atlantic City

REPORT: Grand Jury Zeros In On Atlantic City?

That’s what Harry Hurley reported this morning on his WPG Talk Radio “Hurley in the Morning” program, Save Jerseyans. The revelation came from Atlantic City Councilman George Tibbitt who told Hurley that two Atlantic City Council members had recently testified before a grand jury. Tibbitt didn’t offer any other details including the identity of the council members, only […]

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What snow? Shore, South Jersey dodge blizzard smacking rest of N.J.

A 40 to 50 mile shift in a low pressure system over the ocean has made a big difference in how much snow South Jersey and the Jersey Shore will receive from the nor’easter. That’s likely to result in a major change in snow totals for southern counties as the rain-snow line has pushed much […]


Carl Icahn Blasts Political ‘Witch Hunt’ Targeting His Association With Trump

A billionaire investor adviser to President Donald Trump said liberal groups are using a smear campaign to protect an environmental program that bludgeons small businesses. Trump’s opponents are using “fake news” tactics to dismiss efforts to reform the EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), Carl Icahn, the majority shareholder of holding company Icahn Enterprises, wrote Wednesday […]


REPORT: Hard Rock is Purchasing Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal

That’s the late-breaking Wednesday night news, Save Jerseyans. And the Christie Administration is hailing the move. “The plan announced by Hard Rock and its partners to purchase and re-open Atlantic City’s former Taj Mahal as the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is great news for New Jersey. There is no doubt that […]

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N.J.’s poverty rate takes on water while Atlantic City drowns, Census shows

The struggles of Atlantic City are well documented. Casino closures. The threat of bankruptcy. The recent state takeover. But while much has been made about the pain being felt by the city and its most famous commercial tenants, new data show its residents likely feel the sting more than most. Census data released last week […]




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Christie is given approval for immediate state takeover of Atlantic City

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie’s administration on Wednesday was granted the authority to immediately seize control of financially distressed Atlantic City. The state Local Finance Board voted 5-0 to approve a five-year state takeover of the local government in the seaside gambling resort — an effort Christie says is the best way to keep the […]


Special interests descend on A.C. to defeat Kurtz’s #ChoiceAC referendum

Our friend Councilman Jesse Kurtz‘s school choice referendum is causing a stir down in the Boardwalk Empire, Save Jerseyans, and plenty of people think it’s the best step forward for Atlantic City’s students, but challenging the status quo also attracts opposition from those who benefit from that status quo… Check this out: ____

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Op-Ed: Vote ‘Yes’ for a Better Future for Atlantic City Families and Students

Atlantic City voters have a historic opportunity this Election Day to send a shot across the bow against the educational status quo and in favor of a better future for Atlantic City school kids by voting yes on Ballot Question 3. In so doing, they will signal their strong support for increased choice, competition, and […]

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VIDEO: A.C. Councilman Explains City’s Historic School Choice Ballot Question

Most of the big money politics ads are focusing on Ballot Question #1 (Granting Two New Casino Monopolies Outside A.C.) and #2 (Gas Tax Borrowing) in New Jersey this election cycle, Save Jerseyans. Both suck. Vote no! If you live in Atlantic City? You’ve got a chance to cast a YES vote on Question #3… […]

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Christie rejects A.C. plan, paves way for likely state takeover

Was this the plan all along, Save Jerseyans? Some observers would say ‘absolutely,’ but on Tuesday afternoon, the Christie Administration surprised no one when it announced that its intention to reject Atlantic City’s proposed five-year financial plan. There was no immediate word as to whether an anticipated state takeover of the financially-challenged city would be initiated. […]

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