Keeping up with the neighbors: Atlantic City facing state takeover

Keeping up with the neighbors: Atlantic City facing state takeover

In the latest installment of The PLS Reporter's "Keeping Up With the Neighbors" -- a periodic feature looking at state news in surrounding states -- we take a look at the potential state takeover of Atlantic City.

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In no small part thanks to the success of Pennsylvania’s foray into legalized gambling, Atlantic City, New Jersey, has for years been coasting on a downward trajectory, caught in a vicious cycle at whose root lies a fading casino industry.

Things are so bad, in fact, that efforts are underway by various factions in Trenton to effect a state takeover of the city.

Monday, May 2, 2016/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features

Keeping up with the neighbors

A look at state government news across the region

Maryland deals with its own pension crisis; New Jersey sees another casino close; and New York sees inquiries into public record retention policies. 

Monday, August 18, 2014/Author: Mike Howells
Categories: Features
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