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CRDA, Pennsauken and Christie's plan

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Posted: Thursday, September 9, 2010 10:02 am

Casino Reinvestment Development Authority money has done a lot to make Atlantic City a better place to live and to visit. But outside the city, it's often just more free cash for politicians to funnel into pet projects or those that benefit their cronies. And nowhere was that more apparent than in 2006, when Camden County Democratic boss George Norcross, who owned a hockey team, wanted $16.5 million for a hockey arena at the site of the Pennsauken Mart.

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Carla Linz-Callaway
  • Carla Linz-Callaway
  • Editorial Writer
    The Press of Atlantic City
  • E-mail: clinz@pressofac.com
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  • Editorials on the Opinion Page represent the newspaper’s institutional voice. That’s why they’re unsigned. But they’re written by real life individuals - usually Carla Linz Callaway or Jim Perskie.