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Atlantic City’s GOP Mayor gains key Democrat support down reelection fight’s homestretch

This year’s battle for the Atlantic City mayoralty is a proxy battle, Save Jerseyans. Republican Don Guardian, the incumbent, is supported by GOP leaders. Democrat Frank Gilliam is backed by Steve Sweeney and the South Jersey Democrat-Big Labor alliance. Some local Democrats have revolted against the Senate President, however, over disputes including the Christie-led state […]

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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. […]


Photo of the Week: Rallying against hate (and conventional spelling) in A.C.

So Councilman Kaleem Shabazz (who I’m told is a relatively cool dude – he’s a Chris Brown booster) held an anti-hate press conference in Atlantic City on Wednesday, Save Jerseyans, in the wake of the Charlottesville kerfuffle. Sadly? Not every attendee was up for the challenge of an elevated debate: – “ATLATIC” [sp] and a […]

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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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OPINION: The Seminole Tribe is Getting a Much Better Deal Than New Jersey’s Taxpayers

No one else picked up on this? Hard Rock unveiled its plans for the Taj Mahal this week, Save Jerseyans, with Little Steven and a bunch of decidedly less talented politicians on hand for the big reveal. How big? The project, slated for completion NEXT SUMMER (back to that in a minute), “will feature two […]

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SHOCK: Black Democrat Freeholder Accuses Senator Whelan of Overt Racism

The circus that’s this year’s LD2 Democrat legislative ticket has been well-reported by our friend Harry Hurley of WPG Talk Radio 104.1 FM, Save Jerseyans. The latest twist? After Freeholder Ernest Coursey lost his Assembly nomination bid to the obscure John Armato, a Buena Vista Township Committeeman, after two separate conventions and multiple ballots, Coursey […]

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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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VIDEO: Chris Brown talks Election 2017, Guadagno vs. Ciattarelli and the A.C. Takeover

Since we last checked in with Asm. Chris Brown (R-2), Save Jerseyans? The Jersey Shore Assemblyman survived a historic money attack from outside 3rd party groups to finish first in the 2015 legislative contest. Now he’s expected to run for State Senate this year in a rematch for the ages with his Democrat district-mate, Assemblyman […]

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8 significant bills that Christie could sign or veto soon

TRENTON — On Tuesday, Gov. Chris Christie will deliver his annual State of the State address, outlining the goals of his final year in office. The governor’s legacy will also shaped by the legislation he chooses to sign into law. And the state Legislature – at the half-way mark of its two-year session – has […]


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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