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A year and a half ago, we warned Atlantic County taxpayers and their representatives to monitor the Atlantic City rescue closely to avoid bearing an unfair share of the bailout’s burden. Now it looks like they’d better be prepared to fight.
The issue of what material to use for building or redecking the Jersey Shore’s famous boardwalks is sufficiently contentious that it closes minds. The latest dispute over a plan to rebuild 20 blocks of the Wildwood Boardwalk shows how closed-mindedness not only undermines analysis and decisi…
The state Legislature came close last month to providing consumers relief on charges for involuntary out-of-network care. That would have culminated an eight-year effort, which shows the contentiousness of this corner of health care.
Now that the state has shored up its funding for transportation infrastructure, it should start working to correct the quarter-century travesty of a two-thirds-completed limited-access highway in South Jersey.
The drive into Ocean City received a magnificent upgrade in May 2012 when the completely rebuilt Route 52 causeway opened. The $500 million state and federally funded project included two new bridges, a four-lane divided highway with a recreational path and fishing facilities. Nothing like i…
Cape May County and its residents had a good idea in 1989 — voting 2 to 1 to put a tiny tax on properties and use it to preserve farmland and open space. The few million dollars a year raised has been used to buy development rights to farms, ensuring they remain farms.
Kind of fitting that the big wheel rising on Steel Pier in Atlantic City now will be built on a foundation put there by the city’s most famous wheeler-dealer.
We thought it odd that Avalon would legally challenge a federal government decision about beach replenishment in neighboring Stone Harbor.
One of the Legislature’s last-minute, pre-Christmas actions looks pretty good, at first anyway.
In the 21 years The Press of Atlantic City has been honoring local businesses that give back to the community with its annual Bailey Award, many wonderful business people who have made remarkable contributions to the region have been selected.