Tag: takeover

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 Read More

The time Donald Trump argued a state takeover would not make Atlantic City great again

TRENTON — If Atlantic City officials are searching for more assistance in their fight against a state takeover, maybe they should ask President-elect Donald Trump. After all, Trump spoke out against the threat of a similar scenario in the city Read More

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 Read More

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 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

Christie: Enacted A.C. takeover package begins “final countdown”

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog 73 days of Game of Thrones Jersey are over for now, Save Jerseyans, as Governor Chris Christie signed what his office is describing as a “pro-taxpayer” Atlantic City legislation. “For Atlantic City officials, the Read More

Guest Op-Ed: Legislative Inaction on Major Reforms Makes Problems in Atlantic City Worse

By Robert Auth If the Democrats don’t get their act together, Atlantic City will become the first municipality in New Jersey since the Great Depression to miss a debt payment or go bankrupt. And troubles in Atlantic City reflect many problems Read More