Atlantic City Splits NJ Panel On Meadowlands Gambling Study

Law360, New York (February 20, 2014, 7:55 PM EST) -- A New Jersey General Assembly committee on Thursday locked horns over a proposed legislative commission to study the possibility of clearing a path for gambling markets outside of Atlantic City, with some lawmakers arguing such a study would further hobble Atlantic City’s wobbly economic recovery.

The state Assembly’s Tourism and Gaming Committee discussed AJR-15, a resolution that would establish a commission to study the benefits and risks of allowing legalized gambling to take place in areas of New Jersey outside Atlantic City. Assemblyman Ralph D. Caputo,...
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