Tag: guardian

Guardian lands big job in Gilmore’s backyard

Outgoing Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian will continue in municipal government come January, Save Jerseyans, but not in the Boardwalk Empire. On Wednesday, Guardian confirmed that he will take over as Business Administration in Republican-controlled Toms River. “Over the past Read More

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 Read More

Clock Winds Down On Atlantic City’s Efforts to Deliver Five-Year Plan

Credit: NJTV News Online Only two-and-a-half weeks away from a November 3 deadline to come up with a five-year plan to shore up its finances and avoid a state takeover, Atlantic City and its representatives are still struggling to meet Read More

An Atlantic City bankruptcy: promising for taxpayers, bad for politicians!

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Doomsday predictions were leveled, Save Jerseyans, but over one year removed from the Detroit, Michigan bankruptcy – the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history – the Motor City is shaping up and Read More

Christie throws elbows over A.C.: Guardian “laughable,” Prieto and Fulop “playing politics”

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Is an A.C. takeover inevitable? We’ll see. Governor Chris Christie was in rare form when a Tuesday presser at Monmouth Medical Center moved to the topic of Atlantic City on the heels of Read More

Atlantic City takeover bill clears State Senate, 27-8

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog The dramatic protestations of city officials and activists wasn’t enough to stop Trenton now that the deal has already been cut, Save Jerseyans. On Monday afternoon, legislation to implement a state takeover Read More

A.C. Takeover Fight Unmasks Big Government’s Not-So-Subtle Racism

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey’s press corps is largely focusing on the process story behind Trenton’s attempted Atlantic City takeover, Save Jerseyans, and that’s understandable. Our state has an unusually (and lamentably) strong boss structure, Read More

UPDATE: Christie apologizes to North Wildwood’s mayor, pivots to A.C. takeover deal

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Politically-speaking, the best way to deal with a mistake is to (1) apologize and then (2) focus on different, “positive” news. So that’s what Governor Chris Christie did today in a surprise Read More

Christie defends PILOT veto as A.C. mayor warns of bankruptcy

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog With the state-appointed emergency manager warning of insolvency and Mayor Don Guardian predicting bankruptcy for the long-suffering resort town, Governor Chris Christie‘s office hit back on Wednesday afternoon with a direct statement. “The Read More