Press of Atlantic City: Atlantic County Politics

Atlantic County Politics

Tuesday 07/26/2016
George Norcross slams Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop

PHILADELPHIA -- Democratic powerbroker George Norcross on Tuesday called Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop a "politically correct" politician who just says what people want to hear.

Monday 07/25/2016
Booker tells America to be a "nation of love" in DNC speech

PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said Monday night that America must be a “nation of love” and urged Americans to elect Hillary Clinton president of the United States.

Group gathers in Atlantic City for convention watch party

ATLANTIC CITY — Just days after Donald Trump accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States, the political landscape shifted to Philadelphia for Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Convention.

Sweeney: A.C. council "not being serious" with plan to cut 2 at-large seats

CAMDEN -- Senate President Stephen Sweeney said Sunday that Atlantic City council is “not being serious” with a proposal to fix the city’s finances.

Murphy: DNC email leak shows "transparency matters"

PHILADELPHIA -- Phil Murphy said Monday that leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee show “transparency matters” and said the party will still unite during this week’s Democratic National Convention.

Sunday 07/24/2016
Wasserman Schultz to step down as DNC chair, will have Clinton campaign role

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race (all times EDT):

Wednesday 07/20/2016
Local 54 parent union endorses Hillary Clinton

Unite-Here, a union representing 270,000 workers across North America, including more than 9,600 casino workers in Atlantic City, has endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House.

Monday 07/18/2016
Atlantic City council passes controversial Boardwalk bike bill

Last week, city council passed a bill by a single vote that extended the time cyclists are allowed on the Boardwalk from 10 a.m. to noon.

Saturday 07/16/2016
How A.C. became a key talking point in the presidential race

The road to the White House runs through Atlantic City, apparently.

Friday 07/15/2016
State will pay Atlantic City schools $8.5 million, Guardian says

ATLANTIC CITY — The state will pay the city’s school district $8.5 million because the city doesn’t have the money to make the month's property tax payment, Mayor Don Guardian said Thursday.

Faded 'Trump Plaza' removed after Clinton appearance

Hillary Clinton’s campaign stop in Atlantic City was staged in front of the faded “Trump Plaza” sign on the side of the shuttered casino next to Boardwalk Hall.

Wednesday 07/13/2016
Former New Jersey Governor skipping Republican Convention

FAR HILLS, N.J. (AP) — The former New Jersey governor who chaired the 9/11 Commission is not going to next week's Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Atlantic City council to consider seeking bids to outsource services

ATLANTIC CITY — City Council on Wednesday will consider seeking bids to outsource some municipal services.

Tuesday 07/12/2016
Richardella named Atlantic City state fiscal monitor

ATLANTIC CITY — A state official who helped implement the Camden County police force will oversee the city’s dire finances.

Atlantic City council to consider selling ads on cars

ATLANTIC CITY — City vehicles could soon resemble racecars under a new idea for the city to make money.