Tag: takeover

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

A.C. GOP Councilman Kurtz: Christie-Sweeney takeover plan is “poison”

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Our friend Jesse Kurtz (the freshman Republican – and only Republican on Atlantic City council) held his first town hall meeting on Saturday, Save Jerseyans. It’s worth a listen given his fresh, Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Trump intervenes, brokers bipartisan A.C. takeover deal

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Months of high-level politicking and bare-knuckle brawling over the fate of Atlantic City are surprisingly over this morning, Save Jerseyans, at least for the time being, all with the news that none Read More

Christie: Prieto’s stonewall will guarantee casino referendum’s defeat

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog As the Game of Thrones-like fighting over the Atlantic City takeover bill continues to divide Trenton’s ruling Democrat Party in what is tantamount to an Election 2017 gubernatorial proxy war, Save Jerseyans, Read More

GAME OF (JERSEY) THRONES: Christie sides with South Jersey over Hudson Machine in A.C. fight

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog It’s hardly a surprise that Governor Chris Christie is siding with his fair weather tactical allies in the South Jersey Democrat Machine over Hudson’s machine (which has been much less accommodating in 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

#BlackLivesMatter in Trenton until they start asking questions

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog If you missed the arrest of the director of South Jersey National Action Network Steven L. Young during a recess of yesterday’s Atlantic City takeover hearing, Save Jerseyans, then you should consider Read More

As power brokers play games, frosh councilman Kurtz champions real reform

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog Everything you’re seeing relating to Atlantic City’s fate right now is naked power politics, Save Jerseyans. In its purest and most unadulterated form. Most of these politicians couldn’t give less of a Read More