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Prieto: Christie’s Failure to Help Atlantic City Hurts NJ

(TRENTON) — Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson) had the following published recently in the Courier-Post:

“Facts are important, even in the Christie era. And this is indisputable — Christie already has the authority to save Atlantic City from financial catastrophe.

“Why isn’t Christie using that authority? What’s his motive in allowing Atlantic City to flounder as he fails to act? I wish we knew, because by not acting, Christie is putting the state’s financial future at risk.

“The bill he and others are promoting to allow the state to take over Atlantic City is flawed in many ways…”

To read the rest of Speaker Prieto’s op-ed, click here.