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Author Archives: Daniel J. Munoz

What’s the potential economic impact of a casino smoking ban?

A report commissioned by New Jersey’s casino industry warns of a deep economic loss stemming from a potential ban of smoking on the casino floors: up to 2,500 jobs at the casinos could be lost, and gambling and non-gambling revenue could fall as much as 10.9% and 6.5% respectively, while tax revenue could fall by as much as $44 million.

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Former NJ Senate president unveils public policy think tank at Rowan

The Steve Sweeney Center for Public Policy will bring “together the best experts and rigorous researchers to develop pragmatic, short- and long-term solutions that improve our state’s competitiveness, grow our economy, develop our workforce, enhance our quality of life and make the state more affordable for everyone who wants to study, work, live and retire here,” according to its namesake.

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