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Nov 05, It also would mark an existential challenge to Atlantic City's eight casinos, but would also provide them a lifeline of new revenue from hefty taxes the new casinos would pay. Several resorts will open upstate next year, triggering a seven-year moratorium on allowing casinos downstate. Famous Knicks Back For Charity Games A roster of Knicks greats will play in three benefit games to raise funds for non-profit youth community groups around the city. Senate race, trails generic challeng That made it virtually impossible for us to win.

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Election Results for N.H. Ballot Question 1: The Income Tax Amendment

With half of precincts reporting at 10 p. Lawmakers are now barred from putting the question — or even a similar one — on the ballot again for at least three years, according to the state constitution.

Proponents had hailed the idea as a potential boon for the state and the only way generate revenue to help Atlantic City, where five of a dozen casinos have closed in recent years and the municipal government in facing a state takeover.

It also comes after the Republican governor and lawmakers in Trenton showed little interest in drafting enabling legislation for their proposal. The decision left voters in the dark about some key details, like potential tax rates and locations for the new casinos. That gave opponents — mainly New York casino owners worried about resorts opening in their backyard — enough fuel for a massive advertising campaign that tapped into the anger and resentment many voters harbor for politicians in general.

The advertisements were so effective that the biggest supporters of the ballot measure — Jeff Gural and Paul Fireman, two developers who had plans to build casinos in Jersey City and the Meadowlands — decided to give up on their cause. Once they got internal polling back a month ago that showed a big defeat, they said they would wind down their own campaign, known as Our Turn NJ. The defeat should offer a sigh of relief to many in Atlantic City, which opened its first casinos 40 years ago and ushered in an era of what seemed like endless wealth.

It all came crashing down a decade ago when casinos started opening across the state line in Pennsylvania and then the recession hit. Christie vetoes bill to move general election to October. Menendez leads Kyrillos in U. Senate race, trails generic challeng Tue Nov 05, nytimes. Chris Christie of New Jersey won re-election by a crushing margin on Tuesday, a victory that vaulted him to the fr Tue Nov 05, talkingpointsmemo.

Chris Christie was re-elected with ease Tuesday, demonstrating the kind of broad, bipartisan appeal that will serv Mon Sep 09, newsworks. Mon Sep 09, nj. Chris Christie today vetoed a measure that would had New Jersey voters casting ballots on just one election day th Sat Sep 07, tv.

Thu Aug 29, huffingtonpost. Senate, defended his plans for criminal justice reform and th Wed Aug 21, huffingtonpost.

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