McKeon: The Right Bill for Atlantic City’s Future

(TRENTON) — Assemblyman John F. McKeon (D-Essex) had the following published recently in The Burlington County Times:

“It’s been said that compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes they have the biggest piece.

“Is that the case with what happened in the debate over Atlantic City’s future? Probably. This is New Jersey politics, after all.

“But let’s be clear about this — we came a very long way from Gov. Chris Christie’s preening threat not to change a single letter in the bill that would have allowed the state to march in and immediately take over Atlantic City’s local government. That bill was unacceptable to the Assembly for many reasons, and now it can thankfully and officially be declared dead. It won’t be missed…”

To read the rest of Assemblyman McKeon’s op-ed, click here.