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CRDA Scorecard. The Good, Bad & Ugly for Atlantic City.

Atlantic City casinos pay a 1.25 percent tax (IAT) on gambling revenue to finance projects that the CRDA deems economically and socially worthwhile. Since 2011, the IAT, Investment Alternative Tax , was tweaked to primarily assist AC projects. No longer would these casino taxes be used for myriad projects thru-out the state of NJ. CRDA Mission – …

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VALUE MEALS. Best Places to Eat: Atlantic City, Margate & Ventnor

ACprimetime is always on the search for good eats….at a fair price. Atlantic City, Margate, Ventnor are chock full of great restaurants, but which ones are the BEST VALUE? Here’s our list, that’s always being updated. Enjoy. Breakfast Agnes Cafe. Ventnor Ave. Gilchrist. Margate & AC Lunch or Dinner Wingcraft. AC (Burgers & wings) Jalapenos. …

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How Marijuana Could Save Atlantic City and New Jersey

58 percent of New Jerseyans want to legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana for adults. Legalization could start in Jan. 2018, the month a new, pro-pot Governor could be in office. Here in Atlantic City, legal weed would likely hasten our financial rebound. Pot tax money would help support the city, not the creepy dealer on the street. …

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Steel Pier’s Catanoso Rips Union & Politicians About Taj Mahal

Anthony Catanoso of Steel Pier is not happy about efforts to keep the TAJ MAHAL closed for 5 years. That’s putting it lightly. Catanoso fumes at those siding with LOCAL 54 union leadership while ignoring all others. Recent legislative voting has caused massive blow-back on those who support the anti-business, anti-Icahn legislation. Catanoso posted the …

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Pictures> Atlantic City Boardwalk Seawall Rebuild UPDATE NOV 2016

PICTURES > The re-invention of Atlantic City continues. The fast-paced repair, replace, fortification and lengthening of our world famous Boardwalk. Three unique construction sites are active along the front beach and inlet sides of AC. Focus Less on State Take-over, Casino Contraction & Taxes. Instead: Watch Stockton, Atlantic City Boardwalk & Lighthouse District Projects. Contractors, …

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Keep TAJ MAHAL Shut? Who’s Killing Job Creation in Atlantic City?

Atlantic City area politicians and NJ State lawmakers may have reminded investors that their money is no good here. Maybe. And to those looking for work in Atlantic City… just chill and cool your jets. NJ Lawmakers want to disqualify Icahn, the TAJ casino license holder, for five-years because he closed his  once majestic Boardwalk …

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Our view: Details needed on CRDA's failure to execute on A.C. promotion

Details: CRDA’s failure to execute on A.C. Concert promotion

Last winter, $4 million a year seemed like a high price to keep the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City. State Sen. Jim Whelan said it was too much at a time the city was essentially bankrupt. The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority said a key justification for spending that much was a side deal with …

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Self-Serving MUA Directors. Why Atlantic City Takeover Was Needed

The MUA water utility directors provided State overseer Jeff Chiesa with a big, fat target to go after. An easy first step in the so-called draining of the swamp. The MUA self-gifting was another example of why Atlantic City’s finances could no longer be left in the hands of local officials. That’s according to the …

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Blatstein Defends Slow Grow Playground on Atlantic City Boardwalk

Philadelphia developer Bart Blatstein is defending his slow growing Playground on the Boardwalk. Formerly the ‘Pier at Caesars’, the Playground retail mall, along with it’s eateries and music clubs continue to experience growing pains. According to The Press of Atlantic City, Playground tenants want to see more customer traffic. “It’s definitely been a struggle here, …

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Assemblyman Brown Hurts Atlantic City by Fighting Norcross

Assemblyman Brown opposes bipartisan compromise to rescue Atlantic City….so says the PRESS OF AC. Brown wants Atlantic City to be run by a panel made up of Mayor Don Guardian, Council President Marty Small and 3 state officials. ‘That sounds like business as usual’…writes the editorial board at the Press of Atlantic City.   Brown thinks he’ll benefit …

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