Government

Tracking the rebound (access required)

Virtually everyone in New Jersey government and politics agrees that the state needs to continue its control of Atlantic City for the full five years envisioned when the takeover was authorized in 2016. In fact, Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver, at a town-hall style community meeting at the city’s All Wars Memorial on April 23 said it will last at least until the fall 2021. But the tenor of the relationship between the city and state has apparently changed.

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MTA head denies NY-NJ congestion pricing deal

Following Murphy's declaration of a "conceptual understanding" on Wednesday, the head of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is denying that the governors of New York and New Jersey have reached an agreement on the new tolling plan. “With all due respect to Gov. [Phil] Murphy, we have no idea what he is talking about,” MTA head Patrick Foye said in a statement Wednesday night.

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