More New Jersey Articles

  • Sandy recovery, sun boost Jersey shore business

    BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Good weather and greater awareness that the Jersey shore has made huge strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the second summer after the storm better than the first, many merchants and elected officials say. Some business owners report profits up 20 to 30...

  • Firm: Atlantic City losing 3 casinos, not business

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Wall Street firm predicted Friday that much of the revenue generated by three Atlantic City casinos that are closing will remain in the city after they're gone. Fitch Ratings predicted in a report that the city's casino revenues will decline to $2.5 billion in 2015...

  • Revel closing, but property fight goes on

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The three-story brick house on a mostly deserted street in the shadow of the failed $2.4 billion Revel Hotel Casino was Charlie Birnbaum's father's livelihood. It allowed him to reside a couple of blocks from his beloved beach and earn income by renting out two floors...

  • More job training planned as 3 casinos to close

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City is planning to offer additional job training as three casinos prepare to shut down over the next few weeks, putting thousands of workers on the street. During a conference call with national media on Tuesday to address the upcoming shutdowns this weekend...

  • N.J. appliance retailer will pay $1.5M in settlement after whistleblower complaint

    Schneiderman NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a $1.56 million settlement on Friday with a New Jersey appliance retailer and its principal owner to resolve allegations of failure to pay New York taxes. Topline Appliance Center and Michael...

  • In New Jersey Senate campaign, echoes of Ron Paul

    New Jersey Republican Senate candidate Jeff Bell, who is running against incumbent Democrat Sen. Cory Booker, is making criticism of the Fed and a return to the gold standard the centerpiece of his campaign.

  • New Jersey lawmakers may change inheritance tax

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Lawmakers are looking into repealing New Jersey's inheritance tax and raising the threshold for paying an estate tax. The state is one of only two that taxes both now, according to The Record (http://bit.ly/1p4cfEn). The inheritance tax makes those other than the spouse,...

  • Owner of Econo Lodge in N.J. settles price-gouging allegations

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced a $64,543.96 agreement with an Atlantic County hotel that allegedly engaged in unlawful price gouging following Superstorm Sandy. Amy Hotels LLC, doing business as Econo Lodge, allegedly...

  • Casino workers turn to prayer to save their jobs

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — They've turned to politicians, bureaucrats, businessmen and union reps to try to save their jobs at three Atlantic City casinos scheduled to close soon. Now, hundreds of soon-to-be unemployed dealers, cocktail servers and hotel workers are turning to what many say...

  • Showboat gets OK to close Aug 31; track slots eyed

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Momentum to shift some gambling away from Atlantic City increased Tuesday as a state senator introduced plans for a constitutional amendment that would put slot machines at New Jersey's four horse racing tracks, a business group increased its planning for an...

  • Lawyer: Revel still seeks sale, losing $1M weekly

    CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The troubled Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City still hopes to auction off its property but needs to close to stop big losses, a lawyer for it said. Attorney John Cunningham said in bankruptcy court Monday that the casino is losing more than $1 million every week, The Press...

  • Atlantic City fears closing casinos may be eyesore

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Before summer ends, Revel, Trump Plaza, the Showboat and the Atlantic Club will be shuttered ex-casinos, leaving Atlantic City officials looking for a way to avoid having dark, empty shells on its signature Boardwalk. Analysts and entrepreneurs tell The Associated...

  • New Jersey AG sues South Jersey puppy dealer

    NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced Thursday a lawsuit has been filed against a Salem County puppy dealer who allegedly sold sick pets to consumers. Hoffman Jessica Durkin, doing business as Prada Puppies, allegedly failed to provide...

  • Christie vows to help casino workers find new jobs

    OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie vowed Thursday to do everything he can to help laid-off Atlantic City casino workers find new jobs after the hotels they work for close next month. Revel Casino Hotel, the city's newest resort, announced this week that it will shut down in September...

  • ‘As Seen on TV’ company sued by New Jersey attorney general

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced a lawsuit on Wednesday against a Fairfield-based company that allegedly engaged in multiple violations of the Consumer Fraud Act. Telebrands Corp., a company known for its “As Seen on...



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