Senator Sweeney Casino Expansion Bill Gathers More Support
Debates on what type of two New Jersey casino expansion bills become used by the state Legislature have grown to be much more heated since when Gov. Chris Christie expressed his support for the Senate-backed proposal friday.
As well as on Sunday, that exact same proposal had been supported by Atlantic City’s primary casino workers union. Users of Local 54 of the UNITE HERE work union said that the Senate-sponsored bill would do more to limit the negative impacts for the competition that is in-state once-popular gambling destination would face whenever new gambling venues available doorways.
The said bill was proposed by Senate President Stephen Sweeney and calls for the establishment of two brand new casinos that are full-scale North Jersey. a separate bill, sponsored by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, also calls for the construction of two gambling venues within the north area of the state. The two proposals, but, differ in a provision concerned with whom should run the two new gambling enterprises.
Both venues should be operated by companies that have already been providing their services in Atlantic City under Sen. Sweeney’s plan. Are you aware that Assembly-backed bill, it demands among the casinos become handled by the Atlantic City-based operator while the other to be run by a new company, with gambling giant Wynn Resorts already being among those to convey desire for going into the New Jersey market.